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DXA for Bone Health

Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) is aimed at helping you protect the vitality of your patients—and your business.

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Quantitative Ultrasound

Quantitative Ultrasound (QUS) is a portable and accurate technology that measures bone properties at the heel without the use of ionizing radiation.

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enCORE

New software features designed to enhance clinical assessments and boost productivity.

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enCORE monitors side-by-side showing color scan.
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Composer

Customizable, automated reporting to help manage patient care.

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Composer patient reporting.
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CoreScan

Dedicated to quantifying visceral fat, giving you a faster and easier way to obtain accurate measurements.

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GE Healthcare CoreScan Visceral Adipose Tissue Subsutaneous Adipose Tissue
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FRAX

10-year fracture risk assessment from the World Health Organization, seamlessly integrated in GE DXA densitometry systems.

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Pediatrics

Our pediatric tools help you accurately assess and monitor children’s growth and development.

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Pediatric DXA features.
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Vertebral Fracture Assessment

Our high-quality dual-energy images and automated tools help you diagnose hard-to-detect fractures — before more severe complications occur.

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Dual-energy Vertebral Assessment.

Bone Health

Strong Bones. It’s Vital.

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease, currently afflicting 10 million Americans over the age of 50. A women's lifetime risk of a hip fracture equals her combined risk of breast cancer, stroke and heart attack.1,2,3,4 

We're providing the tools physicians need to help diagnose and treat weakened bones, so that millions of Americans may potentially avoid the physical, emotional and financial burdens associated with fragility fracture.


REFERENCES:  

1. Annual incidence of women of all ages. National Osteoporosis Foundation, Physician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis, Washington, DC; National Osteoporosis Foundation, 2003. 
2. New cases for women of all ages. American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures 2005, Atlanta, GA; American Cancer Society, 2005. 
3. Annual estimate of women over age 29. American Heart Association, Heart & Stroke Facts, Dallas, TX; American Heart Association, 2003.
4. Annual estimate of women over 30. American Heart Association, Heart & Stroke Facts, Dallas, TX; American Heart Association, 2003.
Annual Disease Incidences chart

A woman’s risk of an osteoporotic fracture is much higher than that of breast cancer, stroke and heart attack combined.1,2,3,4


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Dr. Lewis Blumenthal, an OB/GYN based in Chicago, discusses why he went into practice and how osteoporosis testing fits into his patient-care offerings. 

 

Dr. Lewis Blumenthal talks about the epidemic of osteoporosis, its risk factors, and the role primary care has in diagnosing and treating the disease. 

 

Dr. Lewis Blumenthal discusses the reason he started osteoporosis testing in his office and how it improved his patient care.

 

Dr. Lewis Blumenthal discusses the advantages of the GE Lunar bone densitometer in his office, including improved patient convenience and compliance, as well as practice growth.

 

CoreScan at RSNA: Laura Stoltenberg, general manager of GE Healthcare’s Lunar business, talks about CoreScan, a new application on Lunar iDXA that accurately quantifies visceral "belly" fat during body composition analysis, recently showcased at RSNA. 

 Dr. Lewis Blumenthal discusses the advantages of GE Lunar bone densitometers, including product features, easy-to-use software, and the practice confidence that comes with using GE Healthcare systems.


Lunar iDXA at RSNA: Product Specialist Todd Weston discusses the innovations GE Healthcare recently showcased at RSNA on its flagship DXA densitometer, the Lunar iDXA.


Osteoporosis Medical Minute PSA: Learn about osteoporosis in this minute-long public service announcement.


Health Heroes on Osteoporosis: See how bone densitometry helps you assess and improve your patients’ bone health.

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