Skagit Radiology

DEXA

Skagit Osteoporosis Detection Center is a service provided by Skagit Radiology, Inc.

Bone Densitometry:
This examination is performed with the use of x-rays (dexa, or dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry) or ultrasound, and is used to detect osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is associated with reduced bone density, and fractures. Early detection and treatment of osteoporosis can help to prevent fractures.

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Bone Density Scan

 

Cancer Center Normal bone(on the left) vs Osteoporotic bone (on the right)