DEXA (Bone Densitometry)
Please follow these instructions carefully.
If you have any questions regarding these instructions, call 703-558-8500.
You must bring your prescription (order form) with you to the examination.
- Take no calcium supplements (prescription or over the counter) for 24 hours prior to the exam.
- The patient should not undergo any imaging studies containing contrast within one week prior to the exam, (CT scan, IVP, Nuclear Medicine, etc).