Preparing for the Examination (for adults)
Steps to follow
Preparing for the Examination (for children)
- Newborn to 2 years old: 4 hours of fasting and drink water 2 hours before the scan
- 3 years to 13 years: 4 to 6 hours of fasting, do not empty the bladder before the exam and drink 15 ounces of water (450 ml) about 30 to 60 minutes before the exam (varies by child).
- 14 years and older: consult the section preparing for the examination for adults
A medical prescription is required to perform this examination.
The costs of this examination are covered by the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ).