DEXA Bone Density Study
- Do not take any calcium supplements for 24 hours prior to study.
- Wear comfortable, metal-free clothing.
- Notify the technologist if there is a possibility that you could be pregnant.
- Arrive 20 minutes before appointment time to complete registration.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
- You will lie flat on your back during the exam, with your clothes on.
- The machine will scan your body with a thin, fan-shaped x-ray beam.
- The exam will be quick and painless.
- Estimated time of procedure: 15 minutes.