Category: Rheumatology

Ultrasound Bone Densitometry

osteoporosis

There are various different procedures that can measure bone density: dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), which uses a special x-ray scanning machine to measure bone density is the most popular technique as it is fast and highly accurate. Currently, bone densitometry tests are the only accurate measurements of bone mass and fracture risk. ULTRASOUND BONE MINERALOMETRY…