TITLE

BONE DENSITY TESTING

AUTHOR(S)
HARDY, KATHY
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Radiology Today;Oct2013, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) which is a useful tool in screening for osteoporosis among postmenopausal women, particularly women aged 65 and above. It states that DXA is used in the field of sports medicine since it determines training regimes and peak performance of athletes. Moreover, the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) offer medical personnel a formal DXA certification.
ACCESSION #
91101986

 

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