dual energy x-ray absorptiometry

  • DXA
German: Doppelröntgen-Absorptiometrie
Japanese: 二重エネルギーX線吸収測定法

Medicine. The most widely used bone density measurement technology. Two x-ray beams with differing energy levels are aimed at the patient's bones. A T-score of -2.5 or less (2.5 standard deviations below the young adult reference range) is indicative of osteoporosis.

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