Abdomen - Pelvic Complete

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.