DEXA/Bone Densitometry

Bone density scanning, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) or bone densitomertry, is an enhanced form of x-ray technology that is used to measure bone loss. DEXA is today's established standard for measuring bone mineral density (BMD).

There are no special preparations for the exam.  The exam takes approximately 5 minutes.

Exam offered at following locations:

Mitchell A. Goldman, MD, Diagnostic Imaging Center
North Shore-LIJ Imaging at Great South Bay  

Last Update

April 13, 2011
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