Extracts from clinical articles

TITLE - Peripheral or Axial Bone Density Measurements?
"In summary, we believe that there is now an unstoppable momentum to establish equipment for performing peripheral measurements in routine clinical practice outside the hospital environment. Bone densitometry of the forearm is a well-validated technique..."
Blake; Patel; Fogelman; Journal of Clinical Densitometry 1998, vol 1, no 1
TITLE - Poster from European Congress on Osteoporosis, Sept 11-15, 1998, Berlin
"We conclude that in a primary care setting, appropriate clinical advice for osteoporosis prevention can be given by evaluating a self-administered questionnaire and performing forearm DXA."
Wheatley; Bland; Canagon; Harvey; Pearce; Poster (P193) European Congress on Osteoporosis 1998
TITLE - Radiation Dose to the Patient and Operator from a Peripheral Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry System
"...the radiation doses from forearm pDXA to both patients and operator were found to be truly trivial."
Patel; Blake; Fogelman; Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 1999, vol 2, no 4
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