Radiology Patient Information Leaflets



Breast Biopsy

Breast MRI: Patient's guide




CT Scan: General Information

CT - 48 hour Low Dose Oral Preparation: CT Abdomen and Pelvis Information Leaflet

CT - Neck, abdomen and pelvis with contrast

CT aftercare following administration of contrast medium, Buscopan, GTN or beta-blockers

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

CT: Safety Questionnaire

CT: Colonoscopy: Additional information 

CT: Colonoscopy

CT Colonoscopy with Picolax

CT: Head with or without intravenous contrast

CT: Un-enhanced (No I.V. Contrast) scan

Information for Prison Officers escorting Prisoners for CT examinations

Information on supporting a patient for their CT Examination

Lung biopsy

Radiology Biopsy



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

Aftercare following Gastric Band Adjustment

Barium Follow-Through Information Leaflet

Barium swallow and/or meal




Hysterosalpinogram Information Leaflet

Image Guided Ablation

Lumbar puncture

Micturating cystogram

Myelogram Information Leaflet

Paediatric barium follow through

Paediatric Barium swallow or meal preparation

Paediatric Micturating Cystogram (MCU or MCUG)


Sialogram Information Leaflet


Suprapubic Catheter Insertion

Tubogram (Linogram)

Water Soluble Enema

Water soluble swallow and/or meal



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)

Gastric Band Adjustment

Hickman line

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Insertion and Removal

Mesenteric Angiography


Ovarian Vein Embolisation

Percutaneous biliary drain or stent

Percutaneous ureteric stent

Prostate Artery Embolisation (PAE)

Radiologically inserted gastrostomy (RIG) tube insertion

Renal angiography (including angioplasty, stenting and embolisation)

Testicular Vein Embolisation

TIPSS Procedure

Transjugular Liver Biopsy

Uterine Fibroid Embolisation




MRI Information leaflet

MRI: Adult Sedation

MRI: Adult under general anaesthesia

MRI: Aftercare following intravenous injection of contrast medium, buscopan, Movi-Prep and adenosine

MRI: Arthrogram

MRI: Body

MRI: Body non-contrast

MRI: Cardiac

MRI: Non-contrast

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

MIBG cardiac scan

MIBG 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



Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) and Small Biopsy Information Leaflet

Joint Aspiration

Joint Injection information leaflet

Ultrasound Guided Drainage Information

Utrasound Guided Paracentesis

Ultrasound Guided Steroid Injection

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 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