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The Division of Endocrinology offers technologically advanced diagnostic procedures and treatments including the following:

  • Bone mineral density measurements of spine, hip, forearm, and whole body with state of the art Hologic 4500A DXA instrument
  • Instant vertebral assessment (IVA) with the Hologic 4500A instrument
  • SAHARA ultrasound measurement of the heel (calcaneus)
  • Transiliac crest bone biopsy with tetracycline labeling
  • Hormonal testing procedures
  • Intravenous pamidronate therapy of osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone

Clinical Trials

Dr. Joseph Tucci, Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Roger Williams, is principal investigator in a wide variety of national studies relating to new treatments for osteoporosis, Paget's disease of bone, primary hyperparathroidism, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia.