General CT Preparation

CT Without Contrast, or
CT Abdomen and/or Pelvis Without Contrast

  • No preparations required. (Approximate visit time: one hour)

CT Chest With IV Contrast, or
CT Chest and Abdomen With IV and/or Oral Contrast, or
CT Abdomen and/or Pelvis With IV and/or Oral Contrast, or
CT Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis With IV and/or Oral Contrast

  • Do not eat any food for three hours before your exam.
  • You may drink water and clear liquids.
  • Take medications with water.

CT Colonography

Coronary Calcium Scan

CT Angiography

PET/CT

If you are having a full body CT scan, you can print out the CT Whole Body Screening Questionnaire , complete it and bring it with you to speed up the registration process.

Dual-source CT for gout does not require any preparations.