Please report to Admitting 15 minutes before your scheduled exam time.
PREP: A full urinary bladder is required by drinking fluids or giving I.V. fluids.
PURPOSE: Abdomen - Pelvic Complete is performed for pelvic pain, IUD placement, suspected torsion, vaginal bleeding in post-menopausal women, abnormal or absence menses or ovarian cyst.
WHAT TO EXPECT: Patient will be scanned lying down on a cart. A gel (lotion) will be applied to the area being scanned. A series of images will be obtained which will be read by a Radiologist.
TIME FRAME: 15 - 30 minutes
POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS: None
IF YOU ARE PREGNANT, INFORM THE TECHNOLOGIST BEFORE THE EXAM.