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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Service

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

What is Osteoporosis?

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

Osteoporosis Clinic

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

Infusion Service

Some patients require intravenous treatment for osteoporosis with Zoledronate.

Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Scanner

(DXA) method of assessing bone mineral density.

Osteoporosis Useful Links

Other Osteoporosis useful website links.

Contact Osteoporosis

Bone Densitometry Service (DXA)
Learning & Research
Southmead Hospital
Westbury-on-Trym,
Bristol
BS10 5NB

Telephone: 0117 4147874
Email: dxaservice@nbt.nhs.uk

Osteoporosis