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Bone Densitometry Whole Body

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What is Bone Densitometry Whole Body?

DEXA stands for Dual-Emission X-ray Absorptiometry. It measures how much calcium and other bone minerals are packed into a segment of bone.Two X-ray beams with differing energy levels are aimed at the patient's bones. Bone Marrow Density(BMD) is calculated from the absorption of each beam by the bone.DEXA can determine if you have osteoporosis or are at risk of osteoporosis and thus helps in assessing the risk of fracture.


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City X-Ray and Scan Clinic is the most reputed and leading chain of diagnostic centres in Delhi NCR. It was started in 1993 with the aim to serve society by installing ‘State of the art’ technology & equipment in all streams i.e. Radiology, Pathology, Cardiology & Neurophysiology all under one roof.
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