Radiology Patient Information Leaflets


CT Scan: General Information

CT: 48-hour Low Dose oral preparation: CT Abdomen and Pelvis information leaflet

CT: Aftercare following IV Injection of Contrast Medium or Buscopan, GTN spray, Beta-blockers 

CT: HRCT / orthopaedic / KUB / neuro spine: information leaflet

CT: Neck / Chest / Abdomen / Pelvis with or without intravenous contrast

CT: Safety Questionnaire

CT: Upper Gastrointestinal series with or without intravenous contrast & Buscopan: Information leaflet

CT: Colonoscopy: Additional information 

CT: Colonoscopy

CT: Colonoscopy with Picolax

CT: Head with or without intravenous contrast

CT: Information for Prison Officers Escorting Prisoners for CT Examinations

CT: Information on Supporting a Patient for their CT Examination

CT: Un-enhanced (No I.V. Contrast) Scan: Information Leaflet

Lung Biopsy Information Leaflet

Radiology biopsy information leaflet



Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (background information – aspirated barium)

Fluoroscopy: Conduitogram Information Leaflet

Fluoroscopy: Cystogram

Fluoroscopy: Herniogram

Fluoroscopy: Micturating Cystogram

Fluoroscopy: Myelogram

Fluoroscopy: Barium Swallow and/or Meal

Fluoroscopy: Barium follow-through Information leaflet

Fluoroscopy: Paediatric Barium Follow-Through

Fluoroscopy: Paediatric Barium swallow or meal preparation

Fluoroscopy: Sedation

Fluoroscopy: Sialogram

Fluoroscopy: Sinogram

Fluoroscopy: Water Soluble Enema

Fluoroscopy: Water Soluble Swallow and/or Meal Information

Fluoroscopy: Hysterosalpinogram

Image Guided Ablation

Paediatric Micturating Cystogram (MCU or MCUG)

Radiology: Aftercare following Gastric Band Adjustment




Angiography Information

Arm Fistulogram or Fistuloplasty

Arm Venogram or Venous Angioplasty (Venoplasty)

Biliary Drainage Information

Bone Biopsy Information Leaflet

Discharge advice for patients following insertion of a Vascular Closure Device

Discogram (Discography)

Fluoroscopy Guided Lumbar Puncture

Fluoroscopy Intervention: Gastric Band Adjustment

Fluoroscopy Intervention: Transjugular Liver Biopsy

Hickman Line

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Insertion and Removal

Mesenteric Angiography


Percutaneous Biliary Stent

Percutaneous Ureteric Stent

Prostate Artery Embolisation (PAE)

Radiologically Inserted Gastrostomy (RIG) Tube Insertion

Renal Angiography Information Leaflet (including Angioplasty, Stenting and Embolisation)

Testicular Vein Embolisation

TIPSS Procedure

Uterine Fibroid Embolisation

Vacuum Biopsy / Core Biopsy / Fine Needle Aspiration




Mammography: Mammogram



Breast MRI: Patient's guide

MRI Information leaflet

MRI: Adult Sedation

MRI: Aftercare following Intravenous Injection of Contrast Medium, Buscopan, Movi-Prep and Adenosine

MRI: Arthrogram

MRI: Body

MRI: Cardiac

MRI: Paediatric Sedation

MRI: Small bowel


Nuclear Medicine

Cardiac Gated Blood Pool Scan (MUGA Heart Scan)

Child DMSA Kidney Scan

Child Renogram Scan

Dacroscintigram Scan

DaTSCAN (Brain)

DMSA Kidney Scan (Adult)

Dynamic Bone Scan

Gallium PET-CT Scan

Gastric Emptying Study

Iodine -123 Thyroid Scan

Iodine -131 Administration & Scan

Isotope colonic transit

Kidney Function (GFR) Test

Lung Scan (VQ)

Lymph Scan

M.I.B.G Scan

Myocardial Perfusion Stress Scan

Nuclear Medicine: Radioactive Iodine Treatment

Nuclear Medicine: Thyroid Scan

Octreotide Scan



Renogram Scan


Sentinel Lymph Node Breast Scan 

Whole Body Bone Scan



Joint Aspiration Information Leaflet

Joint Injection information leaflet

Ultrasound Guided Drainage Information

Ultasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNA) Information Leaflet

Utrasound Guided Paracentesis Information Leaflet

Ultrasound Scan

Ultrasound Scan: Abdomen

Ultrasound Scan: Abdomen and Pelvis

Ultrasound Scan: Paediatric with no preparation

Ultrasound Scan: Pelvis

Ultrasound Scan: Urinary Tract / Renal



Ankle Brachial Pressure Index

Scan of your tummy area (abdomen) arteries

Ultrasound guided steroid injection

Ultrasound scan of your Bypass Graft (Graft Surveillance)

Ultrasound scan of your dialysis fistula

Ultrasound scan map of your arm veins (Upper limb vein map Doppler ultrasound scan).

Ultrasound scan of your aortic stent graft

Ultrasound scan of your leg veins (Lower limb vein Doppler ultrasound scan)

Ultrasound scan map of your leg veins (Lower limb vein map Doppler ultrasound scan).

Ultrasound scan of your leg arteries

Ultrasound (Doppler) scan of your upper limb arteries and veins.

Ultrasound scan (Doppler) of your temporal arteries

Ultrasound (Doppler) scans of your Carotid Artery


Colonic Transit Study information leaflet

Dexa scan (bone density scan)

Follow-Up X-rays of your child's bones (Skeletal Survey Examination)

X-rays of your child's bones (Skeletal Survey Examination)

X-rays: Information for patient supporters