DXA is an abbreviation for "Dual-energy X-Ray Absorptiometry".
Ultrasound scanning is used to help monitor and diagnose conditions in many parts of the body.
Your doctor or healthcare professional may recommend a CT scan (also known as a CAT scan) because it is the best way for us to make an accurate diagnosis for certain conditions.
At Nuffield Health York Hospital, our breast care experts can provide you with rapid access to a breast screen (mammogram) though our dedicated breast clinic.
At Nuffield Health York Hospital our leading radiology team provide quick access to MRI scanning and you can even expect to receive the results from your MRI during the same week.
Ultrasound is a non-invasive scan used to monitor and diagnose conditions in many parts of the body. Some men's and women's health tests including testicular, gynaecological and pregnancy scans are carried out using ultrasound.
An X-ray machine produces a burst of high energy radiation which passes through the body to produce an image on a film or detector.