WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center

WJMC - West Jefferson Medical Center


MRI Procedures

 

Department: WEST JEFFERSON PHYSICIANS OFFICE BUILDING (POB)
FIRST FLOOR, SUITE N-108 - 349-6110

The prep instructions below apply to the following tests:

  • MRI ABDOMEN
  • MRI ABD/ADRENAL
  • MRI ABD/KIDNEY
  • MRI ABD/LIVER
  • MRI ABD/PANCREAS
  • MRI ABD/SPLEEN
  • MRCP (CHOLANGRIOGRAM)
  • MRI LIVER
  • MRI PELVIS
  • MRI PROSTATE
  • MRI RECTUM
  • MRI UTERUS

Please bring any and all films, scans and reports (from an outside Facility) related to this test with you to this appointment.

Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before your test.  You may have LIMITED LIQUIDS 6 hours before your test.

The following instructions below are for patients that require Sedation prior to having an MRI procedure.

Sedation Instructions:

  • The physician's office must contact Surgery/Anesthesia at ext 2304 to schedule the sedation portion of the test.
  • The patient must report to Central Registration at least 2 hours before their MRI procedure.
  • The patient must have outpatient admit orders for the MRI when they report to Registration, and they must have a consultation with Anesthesia for sedation.
  • The patient is not to eat or drink anything after midnight.

 

The prep instructions below apply to the following tests:

 

  • MRI PROSTATE W/O CONTRAST (ENDORECAL COIL)
  • MRI RECTUM W/O CONTRAST (ENDOCREAL COIL)

Department: WEST JEFFERSON PHYSICIANS OFFICE BUILDING (POB)
FIRST FLOOR, SUITE N-108 - 349-6110

Clear liquids only for 2 days. No milk or cream.

Day 1:

  • Breakfast: Clear apple or grape juice, 1 large glass of water
  • 10am: Large glass of water
  • LUNCH: Clear bouillon soup, plain jello, large glass of water
  • 3pm: Large glass of water
  • SUPPER: Same as lunch (Day 2)
  • 7pm: Large glass of water
  • 8pm: Bottle of Citrate Magnesia
  • 10pm: 3 Ducolax Tablets - Swallow whole with large glass of water (DO NOT TAKE WITHIN 1 HOUR OF ANTACID)


Day 2:

  • 6:45am Breakfast: Clear liquids only - No milk or cream
  • Do not eat or drink anything after breakfast - clear liquids only.
  • 7am: Ducolax Suppository -

    • Arrange assistance before hand if needed.
    • Unwrap the suppository and insert into the rectum as high as possible.
    • Close thighs for 15 - 20 minutes.

Colyte may be alternated for the Citrate Magnesium and Ducolax tablets.

Cleaning of the bowel is of great importance to achieve a quality exam. It is in the best interest of the patient to follow instructions completely. Timing is important. Come to the MRI Department 20 minutes before your scheduled exam.

Please bring any and all films, scans and reports (from an outside Facility) related to this test with you to this appointment. Also please provide test results on biopsy, lab and PSA reports.

The following instructions below are for patients that require Sedation prior to having an MRI procedure.

Sedation Instructions:

  • The physician's office must contact Surgery/Anesthesia at ext 2304 to schedule the sedation portion of the test.
  • The patient must report to Central Registration at least 2 hours before their MRI procedure.
  • The patient must have outpatient admit orders for the MRI when they report to Registration, and they must have a consultation with Anesthesia for sedation.
  • The patient is not to eat or drink anything after midnight.

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