Before The Day Of Your Procedure

One of our nurses will call you before your procedure. If we have not reached you by 4:00 p.m. on the day before your appointment, please call us at (337) 703-4234. We will confirm your arrival time, provide directions, and answer any questions you may have.

Please notify us immediately if you are allergic to contrast dye – you will need a prescription for medications from your physician’s office. These medications will need to be taken prior to your procedure.

Procedure times vary, plan on being with us from 2 to 6 hours.

Make Sure To Let Us Know If…

  • If you are taking a blood thinner, aspirin, diabetes or Viagra type medications, check with your doctor if and when you should stop taking it prior to your procedure.
  • If you get sick – sore throat, cold, fever, etc. – tell your physician before the day of the procedure, you may need to reschedule.
  • You have bleeding issues.
  • If you have any special dietary needs or use any home medical equipment or supplies. You may need to bring equipment or extra supplies with you.

For your comfort and safety, there are several factors to keep in mind prior to your appointment. Please remember, these can affect your recovery time and results. Unless otherwise directed, the following instructions are required for anyone having a procedure.