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Prep Instructions

  • DO NOT EAT OR DRINK 6 hours prior  to the test.
  • Avoid carbonated beverages the day before your scheduled exam.
  • Eat a bland diet the day before, avoid gas-producing greasy or fried foods. 
  • Take all prescribed medications with a small amount of WATER only.​
  • No chewing gum day of exam. 



If you need to cancel your appointment, you must give us 24-hour notice. If you are running late, please call us as well at 540-662-0306.

A renal artery exam uses sound waves to take special images and measurements of the blood vessels in the abdomen, which supply flow to the kidneys. You will simply be asked to lie on a table while your images are taken. The exam will take approximately 1 hour to complete.​

 

Renal Artery Doppler/Ultrasound