Upgrade makes hip scans more precise

Pictured at the Silverthorne Whipps Cross Osteoporosis Unit in Chingford are associate specialist Dr Vicky Thompson, Vertec specialist Bill Reid, radiographer Louise Davis, research assistant Maxine Daniels, radiographer Eleanor Lewis and rheumatology and osteoporosis nurse practitioner Margaretta Rooney.


The staff at the unit in Chingford are said to be pleased with the Apex software upgrade to an Hologic DXA system supplied and now ugraded by Vertec Scientific.


Radiographer Louise Davis said: “The enhancement enables greater precision on the hip scans and an automatic FRAX report.”


See the full report on page 18 of the March 2012 issue of RAD Magazine.


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