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Gastric empting ultrasound test

  • Children >3 years 
  • Adults



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For gastric emptying ultrasound test

  • Fasting for solid and liquid for 6 hours
  • Prevent from using drugs that affect gastric function for 24 hours. (eg:- Motilium, Domperidone, Erythromycin, Mosopride)

It will take around 20 minute for the test. Please bring your breakfast to take after the test.


Please bring your past records


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A detailed report will be issued along with the machine generated output.


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Gastric emptying ultrasound tests are conducted on Monday from 8.30am to 12.00 noon.

Please ensure that you book an appointment in advance and prepare the patients before you send them for the test.

Capsules for whole gut transit time are issued from Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 3.00pm

You may book an appointment by contacting either

  • Mrs. Janaki on 0112961125 (between 9.00am to 3.00 pm on weekdays)
  • Fax +94 0112958337 When you are reserving an appointment,
  • please inform the patients for gastric emptying ultrasound test that a fee of Rs. 500.00 from government hospital patients and Rs. 2000.00 from privet sector patients will be charged for each test to cover the cost of consumables.
  • the patients for whole gut transit time test has to pay Rs. 2500.00 for the capsule.


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