Bone Densitometry - Lions Gate Hospital

What is Bone Density testing?

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.

Are there any risks?

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.    

Lions Gate Hospital

231 East 15th Street
North Vancouver, BC
V7L 2L7
Phone: (604) 984-5780
Fax: (604) 984-5781

Hours of operation

Tuesday -Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Referral

Referral required

 

Parking & transportation

Parking is available in the parkade off 15th Street

Eligibility


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