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What does DXA stand for?

Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (radiology)


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Samples in periodicals archive:
At baseline, BMD at the femoral neck and lumbar spine, and abdominal fat mass were measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (GE-LUNAR Corp, Madison, WI).
At baseline, BMD at the femoral neck and lumbar spine, and abdominal fat mass were measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (GE-LUNAR Corp, Madison, WI).
and Medifacts International in February of this year, has launched a full suite of imaging service solutions and quality assurance processes as it relates to Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA).
The most commonly used test is a dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan, which measures bone at multiple sites--the spine, hip and wrist--the most common fracture sites.
Results were compared with a Norland XR-26 dual energy x-ray absorptiometry scanner.
5 SD at the femoral neck by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry have a 6% risk of hip fracture over the next 5 years, which fulfills the World Health Organization definition of osteoporosis.
In terms of predicting hip or spinal fracture, two of the most common fracture sites, the Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) test is best because it measures those areas," Dr.
At the present time, bone mineral density testing is most commonly estimated using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry.

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