Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry

Known as: dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan, Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry, BMD scan 
A technique for scanning bone and measuring bone mineral density (BMD). A DXA scanner produces 2 X-ray beams, each with different energy levels. One… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Obesity is the major risk factor for metabolic syndrome and through it diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease. Visceral fat… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In 2008 the National Center for Health Statistics released a dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) whole body dataset from the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Skeletal muscle (SM) is an important body-composition component that remains difficult and impractical to quantify by… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The measurement of body composition is of value in the nutritional assessment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We validated whole body composition estimates from dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) against estimates from a four… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) as a standard method for determining body composition in children, we evaluated the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) provides precise measurements of body composition in humans. Because its use in obese… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The accuracy of body-composition measurements in vivo by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) was assessed in seven pigs… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
This study was performed to determine the precision and stability of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) measurements, to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Bone mineral density (BMD) and soft-tissue composition of the total body and major subregions were measured with dual-energy x… (More)
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