a) Patient abdomens are shaved in preparation for the ultrasound.
b) Patients must be fasted after midnight the previous day. Water is allowed.
c) Sedation is not always necessary. The veterinarian will discuss this if needed.
The client will be contacted with a date and time for their appointment. Results will be interpreted by a board certified radiologist and then sent to the referring practice for client follow-up, usually within 24 hours of interpretation.