Bone Density - Calgary Scan Center

By: Calgary Scan Center  09-12-2011
Keywords: Medical Research, Scanning Services, Skilled Technicians

Calgary Scan Center

Mayfair Diagnostics

120 Mayfair Place
6707 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary Canada T2V 0E3

866-550-8529

Bone density scans are used to determine the strength of the bones and the probability of fractures in people who are at risk for osteoporosis. A bone density scan is a very simple, noninvasive procedure that takes only a few minutes to perform.

With the utilization of this scan, bone mineral loss can be detected and in most cases reversed. If you have a complete body scan performed a bone density scan is included.

A bone density scan provides a volumetric measure of your bone density. It distinguished between the exterior cortical bone and the interior trabecular bone. The most important measurement is that of the trabecular bone in the spine. This measurement is indicative of the overall bone health. By maintaining the primary focus on the trabecular compartment, a bone density scan takes the most precise pictures of your bone.

About Mayfair Diagnostics

Finding a Calgary scan center is simple with Mayfair Diagnostics. Located in Calgary, Canada, Dr. Phillip Pattison, MD and his experienced staff provide patients with the very best in scan center technology. As many people seek out scanning services as diagnostic and detection measures, the demand for experienced, skilled technicians and physicians increase. Dr. Pattison and his team are experts in the field and provide all of their patients with the service and care they expect when they are seeking their services. Using the most advanced technology available through modern medical research and technology, the Calgary scan center ensures patients are given the very best in scan center technology.

The Calgary scan center knows how important safety is when performing their services and procedures. Important steps and measures are taken to ensure that a patient is provided with the most comfortable and safest environment when undergoing scanning services. Some of the services available include the 64 Slice CT Scan, a bone density scan, Child CT scans, a heart scan, MRI scans, a virtual colonoscopy and a non-invasive angiography, among others. With so many scans available, patients are sure to find a scan that fits their needs.

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