Radiology patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Abdominal ultrasound scan

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having an abdominal ultrasound scan.

Abdominal ultrasound scan_large print

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having an abdominal ultrasound scan.

Angiogram - Going home after your angiogram

Description:
You have just had an angiogram. It is important for your safety that you follow the instructions below for the next 48 hours.

Angiogram - Having an angiogram

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an angiogram. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Angioplasty - Having an angioplasty

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having an angioplasty. This leaflet applies to angioplasties of arteries in the legs.

Barium enema

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a barium enema. This examination allows the radiologist to check how well your bowel is working.

Barium follow-through examination

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium follow-through, which is an examination of your stomach and small bowel.

Barium meal

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium meal, which is an examination of your oesophagus, stomach and small bowel.

Barium meal and follow-through examination

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium meal and follow-through examination. This could be a barium small bowel meal or a water-soluble contrast meal.

Barium swallow

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a barium swallow, which is an examination of your oesophagus and stomach.

Biopsy - after your breast needle biopsy

Description:
This leaflet explains what to do after your breast needle biopsy. If you have any questions, please speak to a member of staff caring for you.

Biopsy - Going home after your biopsy

Description:
This leaflet will give you information on what you need to do when you get home after having your biopsy, including contact numbers.

Biopsy - Going home after your vacuum biopsy

Description:
This leaflet provides aftercare advice following your vacuum biopsy.

Biopsy - Having a bone biopsy

Description:
This information sheet is designed to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a bone biopsy. It includes the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital.

Biopsy - Having a liver biopsy

Description:
This information sheet is designed to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a liver biopsy. It includes the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital.
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