Diagnostic Imaging

Bone Densitometry

Bone Density
Bone densitometry, is an enhanced form of x-ray technology that is used to measure bone loss. Bone densitometry is most often used to diagnose osteoporosis, a condition that often affects women after menopause. Osteoporosis involves a gradual loss of calcium, causing the bones to become thinner, more fragile and more likely to break.

Bone density testing is strongly recommended if you are a post-menopausal woman. These studies are usually scheduled every 2 years. We provide Bone Density Testing at our West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens locations.

Digital Mammography

Mammography Room
The PGA, WPB, and Jupiter offices offer 3D Tomosynthesis Mammography. This technology takes multiple pictures of the breast from many angles with less pressure on the breast . Researchers believe tomosynthesis will make it easier to see breast cancer in dense breast tissue. We use the GE Senographe Pristina mammogram system which offers a lower dose radiation exposure than other 3D systems.

We are proud to announce that we offer CESM (Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography) using the SenoBright HD. This new alternative diagnostic method complements today’s breast care. It is an excellent tool for high risk screening, diagnostic work up, and cancer staging. CESM is used in place of MRI for those patients in need of MRI. These include patients with increased risk based on Gail score and those patients with prior lumpectomy. The detection of new disease in patients with prior lumpectomy is superior with this technology. It also has the advantage of lower cost and not needing prior authorization with most insurance companies. We are the second center in Palm Beach County to offer this advance in breast imaging for those patients that would benefit from it.

Digital mammography detected significantly (up to 28%) more cancers than screen film mammography in women 50 and younger, premenopausal and perimenopausal women, and women with dense breasts, according to results from the ACRIN Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST).

Ob/Gyn Specialists of the Palm Beaches uses 3-D digital mammography at our West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, and Jupiter locations.

Please call today for your routine screening mammogram appointment 561-275-7666.

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