New Recommendations on Repeat DXA Testing

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Registered: 07-25-2000
New Recommendations on Repeat DXA Testing
Fri, 08-09-2013 - 1:36pm

Older women with a normal bone mineral density (BMD) on their initial dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) screening test may be able to safely extend the interval between future tests beyond two years, according to the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group. http://www.johnshopkinshealthalerts.com/alerts/osteoporosis/Repeat-DXA-testing-recommendations_6609-1.html?ET=johnshopkins:e116014:248648a:&st=email&s=EOH_130809_001