FDA clears Lunar's PIXI densitometer

May 28, 1997

The Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance to Lunar of Madison, WI, for its PIXI peripheral bone densitometer (SCAN 4/16/97). The system, designed for scanning the heel and forearm, marks Lunar's entry into the peripheral densitometry

The Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance to Lunar of Madison, WI, for its PIXI peripheral bone densitometer (SCAN 4/16/97). The system, designed for scanning the heel and forearm, marks Lunar's entry into the peripheral densitometry segment. PIXI uses dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry and is expected to be priced in the low $30,000 range.