Vascular Imaging

Non-Invasive Vascular Technology

Technology utilizes ultrasound to painlessly evaluate the location and severity of vascular disease in the neck, abdomen, arms and legs.

Vascular Studies

For more great information on vascular disease, visit www.vdf.org.

Renal Duplex

You will need to buy a package of anti-gas tablets such as Gas-X and take them as instructed below. Continue to take your other medications as you normally would. If you are diabetic, please follow the diet listed below but eat enough to maintain normal blood sugars levels.

Do not consume any of the following for 24 hours prior to test

  • Caffeinated or decaffeinated beverages such as tea and coffee.
  • Carbonated or alcoholic beverages including soft drinks, beer, sparkling wines, etc.
  • Dairy or other foods, which might produce gas such as corn, beans, coleslaw, etc.

The Day Prior To Your Exam

Eat only the following diet.

Breakfast

  • Clear Juice (without pulp)
  • Toast without butter (jelly without seeds is acceptable)
  • 1 Anti-Gas Tablet (for example Gas-X)

Lunch

  • 1 cup light soup (Chicken or beef broth, chicken noodle, bouillon soup with
    crackers. Vegetable soup should not be consumed)
  • 1 chicken or turkey white meat sandwich (no butter, mayonnaise, lettuce, etc.)
  • ½ glass clear apple or clear grape juice
  • 1 cup plain Jell-O without fruit
  • 1 full (12 ounce) glass or more of water
  • 1 anti-gas tablet (for example Gas-X)

2:00 p.m.

  • One full (12 ounce) glass or more of water

4:00 p.m.

  • One full (12 ounce) glass or more of water

Dinner

  • 1 cup light soup (Chicken or beef broth, chicken noodle, bouillon soup with crackers. Vegetable soup should not be consumed)
  • 1 cup plain Jell-O without fruit
  • 1 glass clear apple or clear grape juice
  • 1 anti-gas tablet (for example Gas-X)

7:00 p.m.

  • One full (12 ounce) glass or more of water

Day of Exam

6:00 a.m.

  • Drink water or clear juice
  • Take one anti-gas tablet (for example Gas-X)
  • Do Not Eat Solid Food Until After Your Test

Please call 24 hours in advance if you need to reschedule your appointment.