Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Service

At Southmead Hospital Bristol we perform DXA scans using Hologic Discovery bone densitometer.

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What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is the term used to describe bones when they become ‘porous’.

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Osteoporosis Clinic

Clinics run every fortnight, for patients with complicated or severe osteoporosis.

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Infusion Service

Some patients require intravenous treatment for osteoporosis with Zoledronate.

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Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Scanner

(DXA) method of assessing bone mineral density.

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Osteoporosis Useful Links

Other Osteoporosis useful website links.

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