Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Study

Purpose:

This test allows doctors to measure the size of your abdominal aorta and evaluate for an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Preparation:

Take 30 mL of Milk of Magnesium or Mylanta the night before the procedure. Do not eat or drink after midnight (NPO). If you are a smoker, do not smoke for at least six (6) hours prior to your test. Wear a comfortable 2-piece outfit (loose clothing). Please take all medication as prescribed. The test should take approximately thirty (30) minutes.

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