1. PLEASE CALL YOUR PHYSICIAN FOR COMPLETE INSTRUCTION & follow the all instructions given to you by your physician for this procedure.
  2. Please arrive at our Center 1 ½ hours prior to your procedure in order to complete the registration process and in order for our staff to appropriately prepare you for your procedure. NOTE: Some physicians require their patients to arrive 2 hours prior to procedure. Please bring any paperwork with you given to you at the physician’s office & a signed copy of the Patient’s Rights Notification Letter available for printing on our website.
  3. You must have someone to drive you home following these procedures, unless otherwise instructed by your physician.
  4. Not all patients will receive sedation for these procedures; it depends upon the type of procedure & your physician’s preferences. If you have sedation, YOU MUST have someone to drive you home afterwards.
  5. If you are taking a blood thinner, such as Coumadin, Plavix or aspirin, please consult your physician on the number of days to discontinue these medications prior to your procedure.
  6. If you have any X-ray films, MRI’s or CT’s, please remember to bring these films with you on the day of your procedure, unless otherwise instructed by your physician.
  7. If you are having sedation for this procedure, you must have an empty stomach. Please do not eat or drink anything for 4-6 hours prior to your procedure, unless instructed otherwise by your physician.
  8. If you take blood pressure medications, please take your medication as normal with a sip of water on the day of your procedure, unless otherwise instructed differently by your physician.
  9. It is recommended that your wear loose fitting, easy to remove & replace clothing for this procedure.

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