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Is a heel bone density scan trustworthy?

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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Nuclear Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No...

No...Heel bone density scan is not as accurate or precise as other methods of bone densitometry.
Spine, hip, and radius bone density measurements are better.

In brief: No...

No...Heel bone density scan is not as accurate or precise as other methods of bone densitometry.
Spine, hip, and radius bone density measurements are better.
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Especially in 29 year olds.

In brief: No

Especially in 29 year olds.
Dr. David Geffner
Dr. David Geffner
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