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Forearm DXA

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  1. Analysis service


  1. Resource Description
    Measurement of the forearm bone density includes the1/3 radius using DXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry) Results are expressed as BMD (g/cm<sup>2</sup> ), T-scores (compared to mean of young women/men), and Z-scores (matched for age, sex, and race).(Discovery W, Hologic Inc, Bedford, MA). <img src="https://researchcores.partners.org/data/wiki_pages/155/Forearm_FINAL.JPG" alt="forearm"> <a href="https://researchcores.partners.org/data/wiki_pages/155/FOREARM_FINAL.pdf">Example of forearm bone density DXA measurement</a>
  2. Contact
    Yu, Cindy, CBDT
  3. Service Provided by
    Bone Density & Body Composition Research Core
  4. Related Technique
    Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry
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