DEXA

DEXA
= dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
a method of measuring bone density based on the proportion of a beam of photons that passes through the bone. The results of a DEXA scan are expressed as a T score.
See also: osteoporosis

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  • DEXA — Abreviatura de dual energy X ray absortiometry. Véase absorciometría de rayos X de energía dual. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • dexa — dexa·meth·a·sone; …   English syllables

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  • DEXA — dual energy x ray absorptiometry * * * DEXA abbr dual energy X ray absorptiometry * * * a method of measuring bone density based on the proportion of a beam of photons that passes through the bone. See osteoporosis. * * * dual energy x ray… …   Medical dictionary

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  • DEXA scan — 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… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • DEXA — • dual energy x ray absorptiometry …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry — DEXA …   The new mediacal dictionary

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