Ultrasound Adult Patient Prep

To schedule an ultrasound appointment for your patient, please contact Duke Radiology Centralized Scheduling at (919) 684-7999, Monday thru Friday, 7:30am – 5:30pm.

For same day appointments or questions regarding ultrasound, please call  (919) 684-7431.


No special prep instructions

Abscess Search Pelvis
Abscess Search Upper
Appendix
Ascites Search
Carotid
Chest Wall (mark effusion)
Endovaginal
Graft (Hemodialysis Access)
Groin
Hernia/ Muscle Soft Tissue
Hips
Kidney
Liver
Liver Doppler
Muscle Soft Tissue
Pancreas Transplant
Parathyroid
Penile
Popliteal Arteries
Popliteal Space (baker’s cyst)
Renal
Renal Transplant
Spine
Spleen
Testicle
Thyroid
Vein Mapping
Venous/Lower Bilateral
Venous/Lower Unilateral
Venous/Upper Bilateral
Venous/Upper Unilateral

Nothing by mouth (NPO) after midnight (minimum 6-8 hours)

Abdomen
Aorta
Bile Ducts
Gallbladder
IVC
Pancreas
Retroperitoneum

32 oz. of fluid one hour before appointment time, patient is not to void after drinking

Pelvic

As ordered by Physician

Renal & Biopsy
Renal Transplant Biopsy