BONE DENSITOMETRY. BONE DENSITOMETRY. THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MEASURING THE BONE MINERAL CONTENT AND DENSITY OF SPECIFIC SKELETAL SITES OR THE WHOLE BODY. THE MOST VERSATILE AND WIDELY USED TECHNIQUE. DUAL X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY DXA. DXA. DXA ADVANTAGES. LOW RADIATION DOSE WIDE AVAILABILITY
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DXA MEASURES THE DENSITY
OF BONE MINERAL
Osteoporosis, or "thin" bones, is a disease that gradually weakens bones, making them more fragile and likely to break. It is not a form of arthritis. Osteoporosis leads to an increase in certain types of fractures (broken bones), such as hip fractures, wrist fractures, and compression fractures of the spinal vertebrae (back bones)
BMC = BMD X AREA