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CT Scans

Radiology Department

  • 1 hour
  • Based on CT Scan
  • Location 1

Service Description

How do I prepare for my Contrast CT Scan? 1. Patients are not to have anything solid to eat, six (6) hours before the scan. Only clear fluids (coconut water, tea/coffee without milk or creamer or a clear water soup) may be allowed. 2. You should drink about 500ml of water up until the CT Scan 3. All medically prescribed medication may be taken, with water ONLY. 4. Please wear/ walk with, clothing free from metallic ovjects. (e.g T-Shirt, Track-Pants, Tights) 5. Blood Test Required: Bun Creatinine TSH Perform the blood test, at least (1) one week prior to the scan. The results MUST be brought with you on the day of your appointment. The result of the blood test would determine if the scan can be conducted as scheduled. 6. All previous studies MUST be brought in with you on the day of the scan. 7. You may bring something to eat and/or drink, which you may have AFTER the CT Scan is completed.

Contact Details

  • 55 Woodford Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago


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