DXA

An imaging test that measures bone density (the amount of bone mineral contained in a certain volume of bone) by passing x-rays with two different energy levels through the bone. It is used to diagnose osteoporosis (decrease in bone mass and density). Also called DEXA scan, bone mineral density scan, BMD scan, dual energy x-ray absorptiometric scan, dual x-ray absorptiometry, and DEXA.

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  • DXA — steht für Directory Exchange Agent Dual Röntgen Absorptiometrie (engl. Dual energy X ray absorptiometry), das gängigste, etablierte Verfahren zur Bestimmung der Knochendichte zur Abklärung einer Osteoporose Les Deux Alpes in Frankreich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DXA — dual [energy] x ray absorptiometry * * * DXA abbr dual energy X ray absorptiometry …   Medical dictionary

  • Dxa — Aquel (animal u objeto). P.ej: dxa mani = aquel caballo …   Vocabulario del idioma zapoteco istmeño

  • Dxá' — Lleno, llena, repleto, repleta, saturado, saturada, está lleno. Ej: hri dxa nisa = el cántaro está lleno de agua …   Vocabulario del idioma zapoteco istmeño

  • DXA — Directory eXchange Agent …   Acronyms

  • DXA — Directory eXchange Agent …   Acronyms von A bis Z

  • DXA — abbr. Direct Exchange Activity …   Dictionary of abbreviations

  • DXA — • dual [energy] x ray absorptiometry …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Dxa'ya — Estoy lleno …   Vocabulario del idioma zapoteco istmeño

  • DXA — abbr. Directory eXchange Agent …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms

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