Ultrasound - appointments on short notice

“We offer radiological examinations to help doctors arrive at an accurate diagnosis for their patients. Doctors receive results more quickly and can therefore begin your treatment more quickly.”

Preparing for Your Digital Radiology Examination in the Eastern Townships

Here is a particularly useful section of this website. On this page you will find all the information you need to prepare yourself for your examinations at Centre Radiologique Sherbrooke and Centre Radiologique de l'Estrie. If you have any questions, please give us a call!

Mammography

  • The day of the exam, do not put powder, cream, perfume or deodorant on your breasts or armpits.
  • If you have sensitive breasts, avoid coffee, tea, chocolate and cola for two weeks before the mammography.
  • Take two Tylenol® one hour before the mammography.


At the time of appointment, be sure to have:

  • The original request signed by your MD and/or the letter from the PQDCS.
  • Your valid RAMQ card.
  • The images on CD and copies of previous examination reports.

Bone Densitometry

  • Do not take any calcium supplement for 48 hours before the exam.
  • You should not have undergone an examination in nuclear medicine or barium examination with dye (barium) in the previous 10 days before the exam.


At the time of appointment, be sure to have:

  • The original request signed by your MD.
  • Your valid RAMQ card.

Abdominal or Gallbladder Ultrasound

You must fast from midnight the night before the exam.


At the time of appointment, be sure to have:

  • The original request signed by your MD.
  • Your valid RAMQ card.
  • The means of payment (cash, credit, debit) for the ultrasound.

Pelvic Ultrasound

Drink 24 ounces of water (3 large glasses) 1 hour before the exam. Do not go to the bathroom before the exam; your bladder needs to be full.


At the time of appointment, be sure to have:

  • The original request signed by your MD.
  • Your valid RAMQ card.
  • The means of payment (cash, credit, debit) for the ultrasound.


General Radiography

No preparation is necessary and you do not need to make an appointment.


At the time of appointment, be sure to have:

  • The original request signed by your MD.
  • Your valid RAMQ card.
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