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121 Drew Ave SE, Madelia, MN 56062

Ultrasound

Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic provides ultrasound services on Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call 507.642.5221 to schedule an appointment or to find out more about ultrasound services.

Types of Ultrasounds Provided:Ultrasound Image Baby

  • 1st Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound
  • 2nd/3rd Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Abdomen Ultrasound
  • Abdomen Doppler
  • Aortic Artery Ultrasound
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Extremity Doppler Ultrasound
  • Obstetric Biophysical Ultrasound
  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Renal Artery Ultrasound
  • Renal Transplant Ultrasound
  • Scrotum Ultrasound
  • Soft Tissue Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound

Preparation Forms

How do I prepare for my exam?

Most ultrasound procedures do not require advanced preparation. The exceptions are listed below:

Abdominal Ultrasound and Abdominal Ultrasound with Doppler

(Liver, Spleen, Gallbladder, Kidneys, Pancreas, Abdominal Aorta, Biliary System)
Exam time: 30 min; visit time about 1 1/2 hoursUltrasound test

  • Adults: Do not eat or drink 8 hours before exam.
  • Children: Do not eat or drink 4 hours before study or skip 1 meal.
  • Take medications with a small sip of water.
  • If you are diabetic, please take your insulin.

Pelvic Ultrasound

(Uterus, Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes, Urinary Bladder)
Exam time: 30 min; visit time about 1 1/2 hours

Our protocol is to include transvaginal ultrasound for females.

  • Eat normally.
  • One hour before your exam, drink 32 oz. of water.
  • Do not empty your bladder before your exam.

Bladder Ultrasound

  • For both male and female patients, one hour before your exam, drink 32 oz. of water.

 Call Radiology department at 507.642.5221 if you have any questions about your prep or ultrasound.

Please note: Arriving late or not following the preparation instructions may result in rescheduling your exam. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled exam time.

What will happen during the exam?

You will be asked to lie on a bed. A warm gel will be placed on the area the ultrasound is needed. A small handheld transducer will be placed on your body and moved around during the exam. The Ultrasound Technologist will take several images. The Radiologist will review your images and your provider will receive the results of the test. Please allow one hour for the exam.

After your exam:

You may resume your regular diet unless you have been given other instructions. Your physician/health care provider will share the results of your exam with you at your follow-up appointment. If you do not have a follow-up appointment and have not received the results in 5-7 days, please call your physician/health care provider.