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Patient Instructions

We will call the day prior of the procedure with instructions. If you miss our call, please remember the following:
  • Nothing to eat or drink after midnight


  • Take all of your medications except diabetic pills or insulin (you won't be eating the morning of your procedure)


  • You will need someone to drive you to and from the facility in the event we give you sedation


  • Generally, you will be here for 1 to 1.5 hours


  • All procedures except catheter removals may involve the use of contrast (IV dye) and X-ray


  • If you have allergies to contrast, contact us or your physician for medication to take prior to the visit (this will help prevent allergic reactions)
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