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DEXA Bone Density Scan

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Are you concerned about osteoporosis and the risk of bone fractures?

Get the reassurance you need with a DEXA bone density scan by the experts at The King Edward VII’s imaging centre.

If you are over the age of 40 you may be at risk of osteoporosis. Even though this condition can affect both men and women of all ages, post-menopausal women are especially at risk.

This condition can weaken the bones, greatly increasing the chances of fractures in high stress body parts such as the wrists, hips and vertebrae.

Traditionally osteoporosis has been difficult to diagnose prior to an incident involving a fracture. However, with DEXA scanning at King Edward VII’s you can now get a diagnosis long before any injuries occur – allowing you to take advantage of our expert treatments and substantially reducing the risks of serious fractures.

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Why Choose a DEXA scan at King Edward VII’s Hospital?

If you require a fast and non-intrusive assessment of your bone mineral density as an early indicator of conditions such as osteoporosis, a DEXA scan from King Edward VII’s offers you the following:

  • Safe and effective diagnosis – the scan uses incredibly low doses of radiation to accurately measure bone density and calculate the risk of fracture.
  • Personal support throughout the scan – with your radiography expert stays with you throughout the duration of the procedure to explain everything that’s happening.
  • Non-claustrophobic scan – the DEXA scan does not involve being enclosed in a tunnel or ring, offering you a much more comfortable experience than MRI or CAT scans.
  • The most effective bone mineral scan available –  considerably more reliable than low level x-ray radiation scans.
  • Rapid results available – get the diagnosis of our scan specialist within 24 hours.
  • Walk-in service and self-referral available – get an appointment as soon as you need one – without having to manage long waiting times.
  • Central London location – close to National airports and part of the well-known Harley Street medical district.

Meet Your DEXA Specialists

Professor David Reid  ›
Special interests include:
Osteoporosis (+ 10 more)
Dr Shirley Bradbrooke  ›
Special interests include:
Breast Imaging (+ 2 more)

Why King Edward VII's Hospital?

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Because our standards are apparent in everything we do…
  • Patient-centred care – placing you at the heart of everything we do
  • Hand-picked consultants– so you can choose from one of the finest specialists in the UK
  • Multidisciplinary approach – working together in specialist teams, deciding on a personalised treatment plan for you
  • Innovative treatments – state-of-the-art medical facilities designed with unparalleled safety and precision in mind
  • Quality and safety – prioritising high quality, safe and effective healthcare, always
  • Charitable work – any surplus we make goes into providing subsidised medical care to Veterans of the Armed Forces.

There is a reason why over 98% of our patients would recommend King Edward VII’s Hospital to family and friends.
Book your consultation today: Call 020 7467 4344