Our office will contact you 24 hours before your appointment to confirm your scheduled arrival time and provide prep instructions.
Arthrograms typically take up to 30 minutes or more.
Our technologist will prepare and guide you by explaining the procedure and positioning you to ensure the highest quality images are obtained from your exam.
A needle is placed into the joint for the arthrogram and contrast and/or medication are put into the joint after taking out any fluid from the joint.
Once the exam is complete, a radiologist will review the study and dictate a report. This report will be sent to the doctor who ordered your study.
Results are available within 24 - 48 hours.
We recommend that you call and schedule a follow-up appointment with your healthcare provider to discuss the results.
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