DXA at OHSU
- A technique used to measure bone mineral density (BMD). Two X-ray beams with differing energy levels are aimed at the patient's bones. When soft tissue absorption is subtracted out, the BMD can be determined from the absorption of each beam by bone.
- Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, DEXA
Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute, Contact: Jordan, Julia, M.S., R.D.
- Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry service