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DXA scans are undertaken to determine whether you have osteoporosis (fragile bones) or are at risk of developing this. There is no preparation required, but it is important that there is no metal over the spine or hip areas.
The scans take approximately 10 minutes. The scan appears on the screen as an outline, which contains only basic detail. This needs to be carefully examined so the results will not be available straight away.
Queen's Hospital Burton
Burton on Trent
Telephone: 01283 511 511
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Royal Derby Hospital
Nearest entrance: Main entrance
Nearest car park: 1 & 8
Monday - Friday: 9am - 4.30pm