Jefferson University Hospitals

Preparing for Your Visit

Retroperitoneal Ultrasound of the Aorta

  • Fast for 8 hours prior to the study.
  • If you are diabetic, please consult with your physician about your medication dosing.

Retroperitoneal Ultrasound of the Kidney or Bladder

  • Do not empty your bladder 2 hours prior to the exam.
  • If you are diabetic, please consult with your physician about your medication dosing.