Bone Mineral Densitometry Scan

 



Description:

Metro Radiology’s bone mineral densitometry  (BMD) scan in Brisbane is a gentle and non-invasive procedure that uses low energy X-rays to measure the density of one’s bone, usually in the lumbar spine and the hip/s. Commonly used to diagnose osteoporosis, it is also used to monitor one’s bone density and assess the potential risk of fracture.

Appointment:

Please note, appointments are mandatory for Metro Radiology’s bone mineral densitometry (BMD) scan in Brisbane. Please simply phone our friendly staff on 1300 163 876 or (07) 33669123, or simply fill out our online form to book an appointment.

Duration:

While the scanning time generally only takes 10 minutes, we ask that all patients set aside approximately 20 minutes for the appointment.

Preparation:

While there is generally no preparation required, although we recommend that you wear something comfortable without metal parts. All patients will be advised of any unique preparation required at the time of the appointment booking.



Contact Us

Our staff will call you back within 1 business day to arrange bookings.