Our GE lunar dual hip, spinal dexa scan is a simple, non-invasive
test that can measure bone strength and predict fracture risk before
you develop osteoporosis so your doctor can start preventative
A bone density test may also be used to evaluate current therapy.
BONE DENSITY PREP
- Wear loose, comfortable clothing without zippers, button grommets,
under wire or any other metal to the exam.
- Do not schedule this exam within one week after having an exam
that uses barium, a radioisotope injection or oral/IV contrast
materials such as and MRI or CAT SCAN.
- Occasionally an x-ray of the spine may be needed.
- Please allow 30-45 minutes for your exam.