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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We hypothesized that LBM% calculated from ASFMs would give a comparable estimate of LBM% as calculated by the whole body DEXA in patients on chronic hemodialysis.
The current study was planned to observe the axial as well as appendicular skeleton of BMD by DEXA method in RA patients.
The market is somewhat hindered owing to large cost of equipments and low or in some countries no reimbursements provided to DEXA tests.
Thus, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between body fat percentage measured by DEXA and BMI in adolescents with DS, and then develop a predictive equation of Fat% for this population based on BMI.
The present study is to investigate how correlative body fat percentage data, estimated from 3 most general anthropometric equations, are with that obtained from DEXA in a small sample of volunteered military combat forces based in Tehran suburbs.
DEXA a much more effective clinical tool decreases the examination time and improves spatial resolution.
Based on these findings, bone mineral density could serve as such a marker, and DEXA scans could be a good prediction tool, he said.
Participants had baseline DEXA scans, which were repeated at years 2, 6, 8, 10, and 16.
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.
In an HIV clinic population including about 2300 people seen from 2000 through 2009, the researchers focused on 671 people (29%) who had at least one DEXA scan measuring bone mineral density in the lumbar (lower) spine, femoral neck (thin part at lop of thigh bone), and total body.