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DXA Acquisition

Equipment: Hologic Delphi or QDR 4500A

Sites: Spine AP, Whole Body, Non-dominate Forearm, Left Hip

Assessments: Standard analysis and Whole Body less skull

Effective Dose: 5.4 µSv

Local Longitudinal Calibration

  • Hologic spine phantom (daily)
  • Hologic whole body phantom (3 times per week)
  • Air scan (once per week)

BMDCS Cross - Calibration

  • Conducted annually
  • Phantoms scanned 10 times (2 scans per day over 5 consecutive days)
  • Hologic block phantom
  • European spine phantom
  • Hologic femur phantom
  • Hologic whole body phantom
  • European forearm phantom