401 6th Ave Montgomery , WV 25136
What is a DEXA scan (bone density test)?
DEXA stands for "dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry," and is considered the most accurate test for bone density. While standard x-rays show changes in bone density after about 40% of bone loss, a DEXA scan can detect changes after about a 1% change. A DEXA scan lasts about 10 minutes, and exposes the patient to less radiation than a standard chest x-ray (about the same amount of radiation exposure as taking a
Who is at risk for Osteoporosis?
Why have a Bone Densitometry test?
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MONTGOMERY GENERAL HOSPITAL
401 6th Avenue
Montgomery WV, 25136
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Montgomery General Hospital is a 25 bed critical access facility that provides care to over 1,000 inpatients, 40,000 outpatients, and care for over 10,000 emergencies on an annual basis.
Montgomery General Hospital serves as a general acute care hospital to Fayette and surrounding counties in the state of West Virginia. As a major employer, Montgomery General Hospital is a significant contributor to the economic and social vitality of its community.