Bone densitometry, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry or DEXA, uses a very low dose of x-rays to image the body (usually the lower spine and hips) to measure bone loss. It is most commonly used to diagnose osteoporosis and to assess an individual’s risk for developing fractures. It is simple, quick and noninvasive test, that is the most accurate method for diagnosing osteoporosis.
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Our practice philosophy is very different from other imaging centers. 3T Radiology & Research believes in old fashioned kindness and personal relationships. The practice is a reminder of how it feels to be treated by a physician and a practice with deep personal ties to the community they serve.