Core Services

Bone densitometry (DXA)

GE PRODIGY PRIMO BONE DENSITOMETRY SYSTEM

The Prodigy Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) assessment system delivers with exceptional precision and low-dose radiation, provides precise data on soft tissue and bone composition, including bone-mineral density (BMD), lean- and fat-tissue mass, and percentage of fat.

Preparation Details

  • By appointment only.
  • Please notify our staff if the examinee is pregnant or pregnancy is suspected.
  • The examination should be performed at least 14 days after barium or nuclear medicine studies.
  • The examination should be performed prior to oral, rectal or IV contrast studies, or at least 7 days after any of these studies.
  • Please do not take any calcium or mineral supplements 24 hours before the examination.
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