Des Moines University Radiology provides a range of imaging services to ensure you and your physician have an accurate diagnosis. Our staff can quickly schedule an appointment and deliver a quality image so you can get answers to your health issues faster.
A radiologic exam can trigger many questions. Our technologists are certified and trained in their area of expertise, and can answer any concerns regarding your exam. Images are interpreted by a board-certified radiologist.
In addition to traditional diagnostic X-rays, we offer state-of-the-art imaging technologies for measuring bone mineral density and body mass.
Body composition analysis
Too much fat can lead to serious health problems. Body composition analysis measures the ratio of lean body mass to fat, providing valuable data for individuals beginning a workout regimen or making a complete lifestyle makeover. It can also serve as a tool for athletes who are aiming for optimal body composition to enhance their athletic performance.
Bone density testing (DXA)
Bone density scanning is an enhanced form of X-ray technology used to measure bone loss. DXA is the only test that can diagnose osteoporosis and track the effects of its treatment. DXA is most often performed on the lower spine and hips because they have the greatest risk for fractures.
Ask your physician to refer you to DMU Radiology. Call 515-271-1715 to schedule an appointment or get more information.
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