Absorptiometry, Photon

Known as: Photon Absorptiometry 
A noninvasive method for assessing BODY COMPOSITION. It is based on the differential absorption of X-RAYS (or GAMMA RAYS) by different tissues such… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Epidemiological studies of bone mineral determinants rely heavily on measurements made with absorptiometric techniques such as… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We studied the correlations between body mass index (BMI) and percent body fat (fat%) measured by dual-photon absorptiometry (DPA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We evaluated the association of weight and bone mass in elderly male and female subjects of the Framingham osteoporosis study, a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The present study validates the use of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) for measurement of body composition. The precision… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To determine the independent contributions of bone mass and existing fractures as predictors of the risk for new… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Dual-photon absorptiometry (DPA) allows separation of body mass into bone mineral, fat, and fat-free soft tissue. This report… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A recently introduced method (dual-photon X-ray absorptiometry, DEXA) capable of measuring skeletal density in man (at present in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A new x-ray-based (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry [DEXA]) instrument for measurement of bone mineral in the spine and hips (QDR… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Bone mineral density (BMD) of the spine (n = 892) and femur (n = 634) was measured using dual-photon absorptiometry in normal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
A method was developed for measuring total body bone mineral (TBBM) and lean body mass in vivo using dual-photon absorptiometry… (More)
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