Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry

What is Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry?

It is a method to know bone density & detect osteoporosis/sclerosis.

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I have done a full body health checkup and wanted to take inputs. The health check up summary shows issues in CT Coronary Angiography, Xray of...

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If this is a general check up I appreciate your keenness in preventing disease.

All the reports including the CT Coronory Angiography, Xray Of...

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I have severe neck and back pain but i have it examined to orthopadic and physitheapiest and both ruled out for any bone related issues. can it be...

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Neck and back pain are caused by various factors. It is not very clear what your doctor's meant "ruled out bone related...

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Hi, My mom has pain on her back and left leg. We did MRI scan and found that there is disc slip in the lower back. Doctor suggested for surgery to...

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
Every medication has possible side effects and this is no less true for osteoporosis medications. No drug is...

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