The abdominal ultrasound helps in producing images of the organs in the abdomen, including, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas and kidneys. The ultrasound also helps in examining the blood vessels that lead to and from these organs.
Preparations for the test:
- You will need to fast for 8 to 12 hours before you arrive for the test. Please ask your doctor about drinking water during your fasting period.
- You may be asked to eat a fat-free meal before beginning your fasting period.
- Please bring your test referral form (letter from the doctor) when you come for the exam.