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bone density measurement
In bone density measurement, low-dose X-rays are used to determine bone density. The bone mineral content is also determined. This results in diagnosing or ruling out osteopaenia or osteoporosis.
Frequently asked question
How is the examination carried out?
The examination only takes around 15 minutes. You just have to lie still on the examination table.
No particular preparation is necessary for bone density measurement using DEXA.
Is the examination painless?
Yes, bone density measurement is completely painless.