Pinehurst Imaging

Preparing for your Gastrointestinal Procedures

For the most accurate results to the tests you undergo in Gastroenterology, you need to follow the directions give to you as closely as possible. If you eat the wrong foods or take medication you shouldn’t near the time for the test, you can change the findings from those tests.

You will find here a list of our most common procedures, and links to instructions for patients to prepare for these procedures. We are providing these instruction in two formats. First, you will see this instructions on the web site. Secondly, they are in PDF format, which will allow you to easily print them. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print them. If you do not have this program on your computer, you can go to Adobe’s web site to get your free download.


Colonoscopy:

Upper Endoscopy (EGD):

Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS):

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: