No Appointment Necessary

 

An appointment is NOT REQUIRED for any X-ray, musculoskeletal ultrasound (Hip, Hamstring, Knee, Achilles Tendon, Ankle, Foot, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist etc.) and certain general ultrasound (Scrotal/testicular Ultrasound, Thyroid Ultrasound, Breast Ultrasound, etc.). If preparation is not required for an ultrasound examination, an appointment is also not required for the same examination. Please walk-in for these tests during clinic hours.

 

Appointment Necessary

 

An appointment IS REQUIRED for general ultrasound (Abdomen Ultrasound, Pelvic Ultrasound, Prostate-Transrectal Ultrasound, etc.) and obstetrical ultrasound (Dating, Biophysical profile etc.). If preparation is required for an ultrasound examination, an appointment is also required for the examination.

 

An appointment may be needed if you prefer ultrasound or x-ray service in a language other than English, French, Tamil, Urdu, Hindi or Malayalam.

To book an appointment and receive preparation instructions, please call us at 416-264-4343.

 

If you are not sure whether you need to book an appointment, please call us and we will be happy to help you.

 

Cost of Your Test

 

Your medical test is covered by OHIP, if you have OHIP coverage. Otherwise, please inform us and we will let you know the cost of ultrasound or x-ray test. For the rare cases of non-converage, we accept only cash as method of payment. We do not accept debit cards and credit cards.

 

Requisition Slip

 

A doctor's requisition slip is required for an ultrasound test.

A doctor's requisition slip is required for an x-ray test.

You can use the requisition from your doctor, for another clinic or hospital, to get your studies done at King-Mar. You don't have to attend the hospital or Ultrasond/X-ray place named in the requisition.  

 

On the Day of Your Appointment

 

Please follow the preparation instructions, bring your valid health card and requisition slip.

 

X-ray and Ultrasound Preparation Instructions

 

General X-ray

  • No preparation required

 

Abdomen Ultrasound

  • Eat a fat free dinner the night before your appointment

  • No dairy products or fried foods

  • No carbonated drinks 12 hours before your appointment

  • Nothing to eat or drink after midnight the night before

  • Do not eat breakfast

 

Pelvis Ultrasound (All Types)

  • Drink 4-5 glasses (or 2 small bottles) of clear fluid (water, juice, black coffee or black tea) one hour before your appointment time

  • Do not void - A full bladder is necessary for the examination

  • No fasting necessary

 

Abdomen and Pelvis Ultrasound Together

  • Eat a fat free dinner the night before your appointment

  • No dairy products or fried foods

  • No carbonated drinks 12 hours before your appointment

  • Nothing to eat or drink after midnight the night before

  • Do not eat breakfast

  • Drink 4-5 glasses (or 2 small bottles) of clear fluid (water, juice, black coffee or black tea) 1 hour before your appointment time

  • Do not void - A full bladder is necessary for the examination

 

Obstetrical Ultrasound

  • For less than 12 weeks: Drink 4-5 glasses (or 2 small bottles) of clear fluid (water, juice, black coffee or black tea) 1 hour before your appointment time. You must eat breakfast or lunch

  • For 12-18 weeks: Drink 2 glasses (or 1 small bottle) of clear fluid (water, juice, black coffee or black tea) 1 hour before your appointment time. You must eat breakfast or lunch

  • For over 18 weeks: No preparation is required. You must eat breakfast or lunch

 

Nuchal Translucency/Early Anatomy Ultrasound

  • Drink 3 glasses (or 1.5 small bottles) of clear fluid (water, juice, black coffee or black tea) 1 hour before your appointment time

  • You must bring all the papers given by your doctor (blood work, requisition, I.P.S. Screening paper, etc.) with you to your appointment

 

Prostate-Transrectal Ultrasound

  • Purchase a fleet enema from the pharmacy and follow the instructions in the package

  • Self-administer the enema 2 hours before your appointment time

  • Drink 4-5 glasses (or 2 small bottles) of clear fluid (water, juice, black coffee or black tea) 1 hour before your examination

  • Do not void - A full bladder is necessary for the examination

 

Scrotal/Testicular/Thyroid/Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

  • No preparation required

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3227 Eglinton Avenue East, Unit 148

(Markham Road & Eglinton Ave East,

Behind Metro, Next to Dollarama)
Scarborough, ON M1J 3M5
Tel:  416-264-4343

Fax: 416-264-4342

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      Monday:   9:00 am - 6:00 pm

      Tuesday:   9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wednesday:   9:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Thursday:   9:00 am - 6:00 pm

          Friday:   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Saturday:   9:00 am - 3:00 pm

        Sunday:   9:00 am - 3:00 pm