Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 25th, 2005
"Bone densitometry is one of the most frequently used investigations in the assessment and management of patients suspected to have osteoporosis," states S.H. Ralston, writing in the journal Best Practice & Research in Clinical Rheumatology. "The current method of choice for measuring BMD is dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, because of its high precision and low radiation dose."
"The initiation and choice of treatment in patients with osteoporosis is critically dependent on the availability of BMD measurements and BMD can also be used to monitor...
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