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Densitometers, Bone

Definition : Densitometers intended to assess bone mineral content in the skeleton. The primary purpose of these noninvasive measurements is to detect quantitative decreases in bone mass related to metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis and to help predict the risk of fracture.

Entry Terms : "Absorptiometers" , "Bone Densitometers"

UMDC code : 17152

   

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