Bone Densitometry

Your bone mineral densitometry examination may be the easiest medical examination you will have over the course of your life.

There is no pain with the examination. The radiation dose is extremely small, approximately one tenth that of a routine hest X-ray. No special preparation is required. There are no requirements for fasting or other dietary manipulations. You can wear any kind of comfortable clothing although metal buttons and buckles need to be avoided. Your examination will take approximately fifteen minutes. Women will have to remove their bra.

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