"Absorptiometry, Photon" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A noninvasive method for assessing BODY COMPOSITION. It is based on the differential absorption of X-RAYS (or GAMMA RAYS) by different tissues such as bone, fat and other soft tissues. The source of (X-ray or gamma-ray) photon beam is generated either from radioisotopes such as GADOLINIUM 153, IODINE 125, or Americanium 241 which emit GAMMA RAYS in the appropriate range; or from an X-ray tube which produces X-RAYS in the desired range. It is primarily used for quantitating BONE MINERAL CONTENT, especially for the diagnosis of OSTEOPOROSIS, and also in measuring BONE MINERALIZATION.
- Densitometry, X-Ray
- Densitometry, X Ray
- X-Ray Densitometry
- Photodensitometry, X-Ray
- Photodensitometry, X Ray
- X-Ray Photodensitometry
- X Ray Photodensitometry
- Densitometry, Xray
- Xray Densitometry
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Scan
- Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Scan
- Dual Energy X Ray Absorptiometry Scan
- DXA Scan
- DXA Scans
- Scan, DXA
- Scans, DXA
- DEXA Scan
- DEXA Scans
- Scan, DEXA
- Scans, DEXA
Radiographic Absorptiometry, Dual-Energy
- Radiographic Absorptiometry, Dual-Energy
- Radiographic Absorptiometry, Dual Energy
- Absorptiometry, Dual-Energy Radiographic
- Absorptiometry, Dual Energy Radiographic
- Dual-Energy Radiographic Absorptiometry
- Dual Energy Radiographic Absorptiometry
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry
- Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry
- Dual Energy X Ray Absorptiometry
- X-Ray Absorptiometry, Dual-Energy
- X Ray Absorptiometry, Dual Energy
- DPX Absorptiometry
- Absorptiometries, DPX
- Absorptiometry, DPX
- Absorptiometry, Dual X-Ray
- Absorptiometry, Dual X Ray
- X-Ray Absorptiometry, Dual
- Absorptiometry, Dual-Energy X-Ray
- Absorptiometry, Dual Energy X Ray
- Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry
- Dual X Ray Absorptiometry
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