DXA: Technical aspects and application.

  title={DXA: Technical aspects and application.},
  author={Alberto Bazzocchi and Federico Ponti and U. Albisinni and Giuseppe Battista and Giuseppe Guglielmi},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  volume={85 8},
The key role of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in the management of metabolic bone diseases is well known. The role of DXA in the study of body composition and in the clinical evaluation of disorders which directly or indirectly involve the whole metabolism as they may induce changes in body mass and fat percentage is less known or less understood. DXA has a range of clinical applications in this field, from assessing associations between adipose or lean mass and the risk of disease to… CONTINUE READING