All types of x-rays are performed. No preparation is needed.
GI series/esophogram/small bowel Nothing to eat, drink, chew or smoke from midnight until the examination.
Purchase Fleets barium enema prep kit #3 and follow the 24-hour preparation.
Intravenous Pyelography (IVP)
One bottle of citrate of magnesium in the evening prior to the
examination. Light supper the evening before the examination then
nothing to eat from midnight until the examination. On the morning
of the examination take a Fleets enema.
A Hysterosalpingography is a special x-ray study of the female
reproductive tract. It involves taking x-rays of the uterus and
fallopian tubes after the injection of contrast media. It is used to
evaluate infertility in women, determine the cause of repeated
miscarriages or of painful menstruation.