Price Guide for Bone Densitometers
What’s a Bone Densitometer?
A bone densitometer is a medical equipment, based on the common x-ray technology, used to get a picture of the bones. The main reason for doing so, is to diagnose osteopenia or osteoporosis, in which the bone’s mineral and density are lowered, and the risk of fractures therefore increased. To examin the bones for such diseases, the patient is commonly asked to lay on the back, while pictures of the lumbar spine and hips are obtained. (more…)