FWBMC's team of Radiologists and staff offers a full spectrum of radiological services. Our Diagnostic Imaging Department is a leader in noninvasive imaging, including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA). We also offer comprehensive imaging, including the Tri-County's only 64 Slice CT Scanner and fixed PET/CT Scanner.
Interventional Radiology/Special Procedures
FWBMC performs a multitude of interventional procedures, from cases as complicated as abdominal aortic aneurysm endovascular repair, to procedures as smiple as peripheral IVs, known as PICC lines. Interventional Radiology offers a full range of diagnostic tests to aid in your physician's diagnosis and a full range of interventional procedures to aid in the treatment of these conditions - some are even an option to surgery. To find out if an interventional procedure is right for you, please talk to your physician.
For your convenience we have provided the following information relating to your visit.
Outpatient Entrance Registration
- MRI/MRA with/without sedation
- Cat Scan (CT) and CT Biopsy
- Breast needle localization
Front Entrance Registration
Medical Arts Building Registration
(Located at the rear of the hospital grounds)
We encourage you to pre-register by calling (888) 894-2114 prior to your appointment date.
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
*Mammography offers extended hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 7pm.
To better plan your care, we suggest you complete these steps prior to the day of your exam:
- Complete blood work ordered by your doctor 24 hours before exam
- Comply with Diagnostic Imaging Exam Prep Instructions
- Arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled exam
- If scheduled for a biopsy, please bring films to the Diagnostic Imaging Department 24 hours prior to exam
Diagnostic Imaging Exam Preps
Please note in instructions below that NPO refers to fasting from solids and liquids.
Air Contrast Barium Enema---48-hour prep, must pick up in Radiology and initiate
Barium Enema---48-hour prep, must pick up in Radiology
Esophogram---NPO after midnight
Upper GI Series---NPO after midnight
Small Bowel Series---NPO after midnight
IVPs---24-hour prep, must pick up Fleet Kit from Radiology, NPO after midnight
CT Scan of Abdomen/Pelvis---NPO after midnight, must pick up Barium from Radiology 24-hours in advance
CT Biopsy---NPO after midnight or 8-hours prior to appointment. All outside films on patient need to be delivered to Radiology 24-hours prior to appointment.
For All Exams Requiring IV Contrast---All patient over the age of 50 must have a current BUN and Creatinine (within 6 months). If none current, then must have one completed 24 hours prior to the appointment.
Please call (888) 894-2114 for any other preps.
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