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If you are, or think you may be pregnant, please inform the technologist.

Your doctor has requested that xrays be taken to determine whether you have osteoporosis.

  • Eat normally, however do not take any vitamins, supplements or antacids containing calcium 24 hours prior.
  • If you wear clothing without buttons or zippers there will be no need for you to change.
  • You will lie down on an xray table and images will be taken from the bra line down. Images will also be taken of your femur. The machine will then do the calculations
  • The procedure will take 15 – 30 minutes.

Thank you for choosing to have your examination at Midstate Radiology Associates, LLC. We hope this has been helpful, but should you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to call us at 203-694-8405.