DXA: state of the art

Masi, Andrea and Caracchini, Giuseppe and Vanz, Ermanno and Guasti, Andrea (2005) DXA: state of the art. Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism, 2 (2). pp. 105-107. ISSN 1971-3266

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Nowadays, dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the most widely used technique for the measurement of bone density. In this article technical characteristics of DXA densitometers and their ways of functioning are reviewed. Radiation dose to the patient is considered. Finally, findings of DXA densitometry and their interpretation are assessed

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Osteoporosis, DAX
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.7 Malattie del sistema muscoloscheletrico
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2014 11:00
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014 11:00
URI: http://eprints.bice.rm.cnr.it/id/eprint/8847

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