radiographic absorptiometry


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radiographic absorptiometry

Imaging A bone density scan used to assess the mineral content of bone of the hands in Pts being evaluated for osteoporosis. See Osteoporosis.
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Key Words: Osteoporosis, bone mineral density, phalangeal radiographic absorptiometry, arteriovenous fistula
After giving informed consent, laboratory tests were performed (see below) and BMD was measured in both hands by radiographic absorptiometry (RA), as detailed below.
Key words: Maras powder, smokeless tobacco, smoking, phalangeal radiographic absorptiometry, bone mineral density.
120 subjects; 60 people using MP and 60 cigarette smoker were evaluated and BMD was measured in nondominant hand by phalangeal radiographic absorptiometry (RA), as detailed below.
BMD values were measured using a phalangeal radiographic absorptiometry (Alara Metriscan [R]).
Radiographic absorptiometry (RA) is a technique for bone mass measurement from radiographs of peripheral sites, most commonly the hand or heel.
The OsteoGram(R) is a test that measures bone mass using standard x-ray equipment and relies on Radiographic Absorptiometry (RA) technology.