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The Vascular Access Center

Patient Instructions

We will call the day prior of the procedure with instructions. If you miss our call, please remember the following:

  • Nothing to eat or drink after midnight
  • Take all of your medications except diabetic pills or insulin (you won't be eating the morning of your procedure)
  • You will need someone to drive you to and from the facility in the event we give you sedation
  • Generally, you will be here for 1 to 1.5 hours
  • All procedures except catheter removals may involve the use of contrast (IV dye) and X-ray
  • If you have allergies to contrast, contact us or your physician for medication to take prior to the visit (this will help prevent allergic reactions)