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<div class="ExternalClassD5D3F2D82A3B422C8E10B667131E639C"><p>What is Bone Density testing?</p><p>Bone density testing determines the mineral content or strength of your bones.  Your bone density values are used to evaluate your risk of developing osteoporosis or bone fractures, or to see if a treatment plan is stabilizing your bone density.</p><p>Are there any risks?</p><p>There are no injections and the amount of radiation you receive is very small.  Your appointment will take 10-30 minutes.  There are no after effects from this procedure.    </p></div>231 East 15th Street(604) 984-5781<div class="ExternalClassEA5DFA13C06C43F89C6AEE9189D0DFB0">Tuesday -Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.</div>(604) 984-5780V7L 2L7BC<div class="ExternalClass0542CDE9FE1C4C3C9A833BC0218C4902"><div><div>Parking is available in the parkade off 15th Street</div></div></div>49.3220039,-123.06749969999998<div class="ExternalClassF103B905D3CE4B5FBA1906E5F73059B4"><p>​English. With advanced notice VCH provides interpreter services for non-English speaking patients for all medical imaging modalities.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassCC002BF1813E4A73996691A639B2AE77">Referral required<p> </p></div><div class="ExternalClassCAD50FDBF3C442868FAFAA8C7AC09CDB"><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-799" target="_blank"> <img width="16" height="16" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Bone Densitometry Requisition</a></div><div class="ExternalClassD00889ECF9814062B99E03A1DA9BAB3E"><h3><br></h3></div><p>​</p>Located in the basement within the Nuclear Medicine Department.Lions Gate Hospital

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