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Bone Densitometry(DEXA)

Bone Densitometry exams are available at both Harrison Center and UHCC. Studies are performed on Hologic scanners.

Sites of examination include:

  • spine
  • hips
  • wrist

The exam time is aout 30 minutes and you will be lying on a comfortable table while the scanner moves over the area of your body that is being studied.

You will be asked to remove any clothing with metal in it and you should wear comfortable clothing on the day of your study. If you have had a recent barium study or take calcium tablets please let the person scheduling the exam know.