DEXA


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DEXA

abbr.
dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry
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DEXA

V. dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry.
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Based on these findings, bone mineral density could serve as such a marker, and DEXA scans could be a good prediction tool, he said.
Olgularin bazal DEXA z skoru -4,00 (-7,2 ile -2,1) iken, 12 aylik tedavi sonrasinda -2,80 (-5,6 ile 0,30) idi (p<0,001).
We calculated the UAE data and found that we have approximately one DEXA machine per 100,000 head of population which is well below than the one in 10,000 recommended by the IOF," said Dr Al Izzi, at the recent Integrated Osteoporosis Workshop in Ras Al Khaimah.
While 53% of study participants were taking a PI at the time of their DEXA scan, 53% were taking Viread.
Bu calismanin amaci osteoporoz risk degerlendirme indekslerinin osteoporoz icin yuksek risk tasiyan, DEXA tetkiki onerilecek postmenopozal hastalari saptamadaki performanslarini degerlendirmektir.
The new DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) service will treat 4,000 patients a year from Dudley and the surrounding areas of south Staffordshire, Wyre Forest, Tipton and Rowley Regis.
It is important, for example, for the clinician and clinical chemist to know that, in the elderly, markers of bone resorption predict hip fractures almost as well as does DEXA of the hip and that the combination of markers and densitometry is additive in this prediction.
A DEXA scan uses two beams of low energy X-rays to determine how dense your bones are.
DEXA, or dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, is the gold standard test for bone density.
FP7 IS PERIPHERAL DEXA USEFUL FOR OSTEOPOROSIS SCREENING?
Unlike the MRI, which presents images of cross-sectional "slices" of the pig's body, the DEXA is a whole-body scan without the distinct internal views.