BONE DENSITOMETRY DEXA SCAN

BMD - DEXA Scan

Bone Mineral Density (BMD) scanning, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) or bone densitometry, is an enhanced form of x-ray technology that is used to measure bone density. At our centre we have the most advanced Narrow Angle Fan Beam Technology based DEXA which takes just 6 minutes in doing Whole Body BMD. 

Conventional DEXA which uses the older pencil beam technology is installed at most of the hospitals and diagnostic centres in India. Those machines take more than 45 minutes for the whole body scanning thereby giving 6 times more radiation dose to the patient. The Bone Mineral Density machine at our centres comes with an exclusive feature of Body Mass Fat Analysis. 

DEXA is today's established standard for measuring bone mineral density (BMD). DEXA is most often used to diagnose osteoporosis, a condition that often affects women after menopause but may also be found in men. Osteoporosis involves a gradual loss of calcium, as well as structural changes, causing the bones to become thinner, more fragile and more prone to fracture. A recent study done in UK suggested that 90% Indians are deficient in Vitamin-D. Now every patient is getting tested for Vitamin-D and most of the people are found to have low Vitamin-D Levels. All such patients need to undergo Serum Calcium Testing and also Bone Mineral Density. The Vitamin-D supplements should be taken only after the test results of Vitamin-D, Calcium and BMD confirm low bone mineral density

Tests Done On DEXA

At our centres we routinely perform the following tests on the DEXA Machine

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Who Should Get This Test Done

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The Cost of Dexa Scan is normally in the range of Rs. 2500-4000 for Single Site, Two Sites and Whole Body Dexa Scan. If you are looking to get Whole Body Dexa Scan and Whole Body Fat Analysis then the cost would be in the range of Rs. 5500-6500

Interpretation Of Test Results

Your bone density test results are reported using T-scores. A T-score shows how much your bone density is higher or lower than the bone density of a healthy 30-year old adult. A healthcare provider looks at the lowest T-score to diagnosis osteoporosis.

What Your T-score Means. According to the World Health Organization (WHO):

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If you have a peripheral bone density test, you should follow up with your healthcare provider. Discuss whether you need additional testing, such as a central DXA test of the hip and/or spine. The results of a peripheral test cannot be compared with the results of a central DXA.

People of Larger Size. Most central DXA machines cannot measure bone density in the hip and spine of patients who weigh more than 100 kgs. The latest machines can measure patients upto 150 kgs

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One of the biggest obstacles to Universal Healthcare Access is the high cost of tertiary care in India. A lot of people cannot afford this costly treatment which is either not available in the public sector or there is a long waiting. Siddh Hospital brings to you the latest cutting edge healthcare delivered by the finest of the doctors at a very affordable cost. Our packages are fixed unlike many other hospitals where cost overruns are to be paid by the patient. The packages at Siddh Hospital are fixed for the patient regardless of the length of stay due to any kind of complications arising during the treatment process.

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