Some scans require additional preparation. If you have questions it is best to contact the testing location directly as they will have the most up to date information.
Do not wear any perfumes or apply creams with strong fragrance prior to your appointment.
You must bring your Ontario Health Card to your appointment.
Patients must be able to consent to the procedure. If language is a barrier, please bring an interpreter.
If you are unable to keep your appointment, please give the testing location at least 24 hours' notice to avoid late cancellation/no show fees.
Additional preparation for specific exams:
Abdominal Exams: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight until the exam is complete. Necessary medications may be taken.
Abdominal/Pelvic Exams: A full bladder is required for the exam. Nothing to eat or drink after midnight, however, finish drinking one liter of water one hour before your scheduled exam time. DO NOT empty your bladder.
Pelvis/Pregnancy/Appendix/: Finish drinking one liter of water before your scheduled exam time. DO NOT empty bladder.
Kidneys/Ureters /Bladder: Finish drinking one liter of water before your scheduled exam time. DO NOT empty bladder.
Transrectal Prostate: Fleet enema one hour prior to exam.
Testing locations (please see the Labs/Testing Sites page for non-hospital locations):
Cambridge Memorial Hospital
700 Coronation Blvd
Cambridge ON N1R 3G2
Grand River Hospital
835 King St W
Kitchener ON N2G 1G3
Groves Memorial Comunity Hospital
235 Union St
Fergus ON N1M 1W3
Guelph General Hospital
115 Delphi St
Guelph ON N1E 4J4
Louise Marshall Hospital
630 Dublin St
Mt Forest ON N0G 2L3
Palmerston District Hospital
500 Whites Rd
Palmerston ON N2M 1B2
St Mary's General Hospital
911 Queen's Blvd
Kitchener ON N2M 1B2