656 top medical experts on Photon Absorptiometry across 44 countries and 41 U.S. states, including 615 MDs (Physicians). This is based on an objective analysis of their Scientific Publications, Clinical Trials, Medicare, and NIH Grants.

  1. Photon Absorptiometry: A noninvasive method for assessing body composition. It is based on the differential absorption of X-rays (or gamma rays) by different tissues such as bone, fat and other soft tissues. The source of (X-ray or gamma-ray) photon beam is generated either from radioisotopes such as gadolinium 153, iodine 125, or Americanium 241 which emit gamma rays in the appropriate range; or from an X-ray tube which produces X-rays in the desired range. It is primarily used for quantitating bone mineral content, especially for the diagnosis of osteoporosis, and also in measuring bone mineralization.
  2. Clinical guidelines are the recommended starting point to understand initial steps and current protocols in any disease or procedure:
  3. Broader Categories (#Experts): Radiography (1,498).
  4. Synonyms: X-Ray Absorptiometry, Dual-Photon Absorptiometry, X-Ray Photodensitometry, Single-Photon Absorptiometry, X-Ray Absorptiometry


  

        

                    


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