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Fluoroscopy

Ordering a Fluoroscopy

Orders entered into the University of Virginia's Epic EMR are available for UVA Imaging.

Fluoroscopy Order Form.  UVA Imaging also accepts orders on any legal order form; however, please do not fax orders written on a prescription pad, as faxing will raise the void watermark invalidating the order.

Scheduling & Locations

UVA Imaging offers Fluoroscopy appointments Monday-Friday at our Fontaine 545 and Northridge locations.

Weight Parameters

Limit of 350 lbs.

Medications

Blood thinners (excluding aspirin) must be stopped 5-7 days prior to the procedure and the patient must consult with their physician.

Courses of Antibiotics need to be completed or finished 48 hours prior to the procedure.

Transportation

Driver is required for patients having ESI's (epidural steroid injection) and RF Ablations. Driver is suggested for patients having a Nerve Block

Duration

The total procedure time can last 30 minutes to 1 hour and patients should expect to remain for 15-30 minutes for post procedure monitoring.

 

How to Obtain Reports

Imaging Reports may be viewed in Epic.

Non-UVA Referring Physicians receive reports via an automated fax service and online through EpicCare Link.

Scheduling

UVA:  Please call 3-0321 / (434) 243-0321 to schedule.

Community Providers: Please call (434) 243-2700 to schedule.  Please fax orders to (434) 244-9408

Prior to scheduling an appointment, we will confirm that we have received the order.

Provider Access Line

Provider Access Line: (434) 924-9400 Option #8

Our specialized radiologists work onsite at UVA facilities and are available for consult.