Endocrinology

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  • Ultrasound

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  • Dynamic Endocrine Tests

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    • Clonidine Test

      These tests must be performed in the morning, fasting.

    • Pentagastrin Test

      These tests must be performed in the morning, fasting.

    • Hypoglycemia Insulin Test

      These tests must be performed in the morning, fasting.

    • Dexamethasone Suppression Test

      These tests must be performed in the morning, fasting.

    • Glucose Tolerance Test

      These tests must be performed in the morning, fasting.

    • Global Endocrine Stimulation Tests

      These tests must be performed in the morning, fasting.

    • LHRH Stimulation Test

      These tests must be performed in the morning, fasting.


      Prepration:
      In women, this test should be performed during the first phase of the menstrual cycle.

       

  • Computerized Tomography (CT)

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    • CT Pituitary

      General Preparation:

      The last meal prior to taking a computerized tomography (CT) exam should be light.

      - If the exam will take place in the morning, have a light breakfast with no restriction on the amount of liquids.
      - If the exam will take place in the afternoon, have a light meal at lunchtime, avoiding fats and alcoholic beverages.

      Attention:
      These exams are contra-indicated and/or may be limited for people with:
      - A history of Asthma
      - Renal Insufficiency or hemodialysis
      - Allergies to medications
      - Allergic reactions to iodine contrast agents used in previous exams.

      It is essential to tell the physician or the Radiology technician who will perform the exam if you have any of the above conditions.

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    • General Preparation:

      The last meal prior to taking a computerized tomography (CT) exam should be light.

      - If the exam will take place in the morning, have a light breakfast with no restriction on the amount of liquids.
      - If the exam will take place in the afternoon, have a light meal at lunchtime, avoiding fats and alcoholic beverages.

      Attention:
      These exams are contra-indicated and/or may be limited for people with:
      - A history of Asthma
      - Renal Insufficiency or hemodialysis
      - Allergies to medications
      - Allergic reactions to iodine contrast agents used in previous exams.

      It is essential to tell the physician or the Radiology technician who will perform the exam if you have any of the above conditions.

      Online Appointments
    • CT Adrenal

      General Preparation:

      The last meal prior to taking a computerized tomography (CT) exam should be light.

      - If the exam will take place in the morning, have a light breakfast with no restriction on the amount of liquids.
      - If the exam will take place in the afternoon, have a light meal at lunchtime, avoiding fats and alcoholic beverages.

      Attention:
      These exams are contra-indicated and/or may be limited for people with:
      - A history of Asthma
      - Renal Insufficiency or hemodialysis
      - Allergies to medications
      - Allergic reactions to iodine contrast agents used in previous exams.

      It is essential to tell the physician or the Radiology technician who will perform the exam if you have any of the above conditions.

      Online Appointments
    • General Preparation:

      The last meal prior to taking a computerized tomography (CT) exam should be light.

      - If the exam will take place in the morning, have a light breakfast with no restriction on the amount of liquids.
      - If the exam will take place in the afternoon, have a light meal at lunchtime, avoiding fats and alcoholic beverages.

      Attention:
      These exams are contra-indicated and/or may be limited for people with:
      - A history of Asthma
      - Renal Insufficiency or hemodialysis
      - Allergies to medications
      - Allergic reactions to iodine contrast agents used in previous exams.

      It is essential to tell the physician or the Radiology technician who will perform the exam if you have any of the above conditions.

      Online Appointments
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