UPPER EUS PREPARATION – PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY

BASIC INFORMATION

If you are taking the following medications: Aggrenox, Mobic, Celebrex, NSAIDS or Aspirins, please stop these 5 days prior to procedure.

If you are taking Blood thinners like Coumadin/ Jantoven/Warfarin/Halfprin/Heparin/Plavix/ Clopidogul/Effient/Pradaxa, please stop these 5 days prior to procedure. If you are taking Xarelto please stop it 72 hours prior to procedure. If you are taking Eliquis please stop it 48 hours prior to procedure.

If you are on a BLOOD THINNER, please contact your Primary Care Physician (PCP) to advise that you are stopping this medication. If you have questions regarding any other medications you are taking, please call your PCP.

DIABETIC PATIENTS: PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PCP PRIOR TO YOUR PROCEDURE FOR DIABETIC MANAGEMENT OF MEDICATIONS.

You will need to take the day off from work and have someone with at the facility while you are there. This person will drive you home. The facility will not release you without a responsible person to sign you out. You and your driver should plan on being at the facility a total of 2-3 hours.

Please note: There is a 2 BUSINESS DAY Cancellation policy for all services. If we do not receive at least a 2 BUSINESS DAY notice, you will be charged for the missed Procedure.

If you are a new patient to our office, please bring with you the New Patient Packet that was included with these instructions.

PREP INSTRUCTIONS

Have nothing to eat or drink after midnight.

MAKE SURE TO HAND CARRY ALL CT/MRI/ULTRASOUND RESULTS ON A DISC. DO NOT HAVE YOUR DISC SENT TO THE OFFICE OR YOU WILL HAVE TO PICK IT UP AND AGAIN HAND CARRY TO PROCEDURE. This is very important as it helps the Dr.

SCHEDULING INFORMATION

Check in 2 hours prior to the above time.

Menorah Medical Center

Entrance B – Outpatient Registration

5721 W 119th (119th & Nall), Overland Park, KS


PLEASE CALL US FOR RESULTS 7 – 10 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER PROCEDURE IF A BIOPSY OR FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION IS PERFORMED.