Monthly Archives: April 2012

DUEL ENERGY XRAY ABSORPTIONMETRY

DUEL ENERGY X-RAY ABSORPTIONMETRY (DEXA)

Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences recently established a state-of-the-art Bone Mineral Density Estimating Equipment.

Background: Bone Density (or Bone Mineral Density) refers to the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bone. Bone Mineral Density (or BMD) is used in clinical medicine as an indirect indicator of OSTEOPOROSIS and FRACTURE RISK. Continue reading