The osteoporosis check-up is useful for the prevention of bone fractures. It is aimed in particular at post-menopausal women or young women who have had fractures not due to trauma. Also recommended for men over the age of 70 and people that have undergone prolonged treatment with cortisone-based drugs or that suffer from chronic renal failure or hyperparathyroidism.
Times and methods
The osteoporosis check-up takes place over two half-days. The first day is dedicated to appointments, instrumental and laboratory examinations. On the second day, the medical staff will assess the results and deliver the reports.
It includes the following tests:
- Blood tests (serum Calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin D, serum creatinine, TSH, alkaline phosphatase, serum proteinelectrophoresis, parathormone, serum sodium, serum potassium, CBC)
- MOC – DEXA lumbar and femur spine
- Endocrinologic assessment
Times and dates
Available with a booking on thursdays, from 08.00 onwards (first appointment). Second appointment after 7 days. Detailed medical reports and test results are delivered before leaving the facility.