BONE MINERAL DENSITOMETRY

A Bone Mineral Densitometry scan assesses for possible osteoporosis or reduced bone density. Usually the lower spine and hips are scanned, however on some occasions other regions such as the forearm may be scanned.

Preparation

No special preparation is required.

During your examination

Patients will be asked to change into a gown and lie on a padded table whilst a narrow "arm" passes over the body. The appointment will take approximately 30 minutes.

available at these locations

Brisbane CBD