Body mineral density

I met an accident 7years ago and i am having plates in my back bone/ spine. Is it safe to go for bmd because i heared that we have to leave behind all metalic thing that we weared before going for bmd (machine). Please guide me on this...
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Dr. Raju Kalra
19 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Orthopedic Surgeon
go for bmd, plates pose problem for MRI in some cases, not BMD, but it is preferable to get bmd of hips, not spine if plate / screw fixation of spine are done
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