Ultrasound Patient Prep

Preparing for a visit

A valid and completed requisition form, signed and dated by your healthcare provider and a valid services card with full name and date of birth is essential for your visit to ensure integrity and accuracy.

If exam(s) are not eligible for coverage under MSP, we accept cash or credit card.

Patient preparation for ultrasound


• Do not eat for 8 hours before your exam
• Do not have a barium or endoscopy exam before your ultrasound

Pelvic/Renal/Lower Abdominal/OB Exam

• A full bladder is essential for these exams!
• Drink 1 litre of water ONE hour before your exam
• DO NOT empty your bladder until after your exam
• Be aware that part of the exam is transvaginal (PELVIC ONLY)