A bone densitometer is used to take bone density tests (DEXA scans), which assess the strength of the bones and look for possible fractures that may put a person at risk for osteoporosis. While bone densitometers can also be used for body fat testing, today we’re focusing on DEXA scans & the important role they … Read more The Importance of DEXA Scans
Bone densitometers are used to test the density of bone, and to detect osteoporosis and bone fractures in patients. Bone densitometer scanning is also called DEXA scanning, and is the standard method for measuring bone mineral density (BMD). Osteoporosis affects millions of people around the world, and it is estimated that one in two … Read more Bone Densitometer Options: Choosing a Pencil or Fan Beam DXA
Hey there. I’m glad to see that you considering Amber’s Bone Densitometers from Hologic. Amber has been refurbishing Bone Densitometers since 1993, so we are more than ready to tackle your Bone Densitometer project. Questions are normal when making such a large investment. However, you won’t need to worry. Amber’s skilled Bone Densitometer experts … Read more Hologic Bone Densitometer Video
A bone densitometer is a machine that uses X-Rays to measure the density of bone. The bone density test, or dual energy X-Ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA scan,) accurately measures how much calcium and minerals are in the bone. The more minerals the patients have in their bones, the less likely they are to break. … Read more What is a Bone Densitometer?
The GE Lunar Prodigy is one of the most highly sought after Bone Densitometers on the market today. The system has been installed nearly 11,000 times and in 93 countries. One feature of the Lunar Prodigy is DXA technology, which has been refined over 30 years, has excellent precision and extremely low radiation dose. … Read more Bone Densitometer Spotlight: GE Lunar Prodigy
Once you have committed to purchasing bone densitometers or any diagnostic imaging modality you have to decide how you want to approach your purchase. Often times it’s much better and easier to purchase a refurbished system as opposed to a new system. Yes, a new system will be fresh out of the factory but you may have to concern … Read more Purchasing Refurbished Bone Densitometers
You have made the decision to expand your practice to include a bone densitometer. Now that you have that in mind you need to consider a few things such as: What brand you want. Your space. What you are willing to spend. Will you buy new or refurbished? What are some reviews for your machine? Getting … Read more The Right Bone Densitometer