COMMUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) IMAGING SERVICES

COMMUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) IMAGING SERVICES

SERVICES
PREPARATION
RELEASE OF RESULTS
CT Scan without Contrast Procedures
  • No preparation
  • Patient may take meals and medication/s (if any)
Two (2) hours after the procedure
CT Scan with Contrast Procedures
  1.  Fasting of at least five(5) hours before the procedure. Fasting too much is okay
  2. Creatinine blood test, may opt to do outside Asian Hospital with one month validity; if values are high, needs clearance from attending physician or nephrologist. This will be the basis if we can do a contrast study or not
  3.  If patient is diabetic and is taking Metformin drugs, stop taking on the day of the procedure and may resume 48 hours after**
  4. If patient has to buy two tablet of Prednisone 30 mg each, take the first tablet 12 hours before the procedure and second tablet two hours prior the procedure**

**Kindly disregard if not applicable

Two (2) hours after the procedure
CT Obstructive Series

Full bladder before the procedure

Two (2) hours after the procedure
CT Guided BiopsyPreparation is given by the interventionistTwo (2) hours after the procedure
CT Guided ParacentesisPreparation is given by the interventionist
Two (2) hours after the procedure
CT Virtual Colonoscopy
FIRST DAY:
  • Take light meals or soft diet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No fruits, vegetables, and fibers

SECOND DAY:

  • Reconstitute the contents of one PICOPREP sachet in a cup of water approximately 150 ml. Stir two to three minutes. Take the first reconstituted sachet at 8:00 AM followed by at least five 250 ml of bottled water. Take the second reconstituted sachet at 2:00 PM followed by three 250 ml of bottled water
  • No fruits, vegetables, fibers, and meat
  • Fasting after 12 midnight

THIRD DAY (day of the procedure):

  • Take ELDICET (Pinaverium Bromide) 50 mg, four (4) tablets at 6:00 AM or two (2) hours before the scheduled time (antispasmodic)
  • Omit breakfast but you may take your medication, if any
  • May resume previous diet after procedure
Two (2) hours after the procedure