DEXA/DXA

Preventive Screening Guidelines for Physicians

Preventive imaging exams are designed to detect cancer and noncancerous health conditions in their early stages, when diseases are more treatable and curable. While physicians keep current with preventive care guidelines and recommend and encourage patients to have appropriate screenings, only a small portion of eligible patients receive recommended screenings. 

Thank You to Our Community for Engagement and Support at Osteoporosis Event

Thank you to all who came out to our latest event to discuss bone density screening (DXA or DEXA) and osteoporosis, including our world-class presenters, valued community members and many more featured in this quick video.

‘Conquering Osteoporosis in our Community’ Emphasizes the Importance of Community in Health Care

Last month, we brought our team of bone health experts together to address members of the community and discuss how bone health and osteoporosis shape patient care, research, and education at UCSF.

Join Us for an Event on Conquering Osteoporosis with Bone Density Screening (DXA or DEXA)

We’re proud to host an event to spread the word about the vital importance of bone density screening (DXA or DEXA.) On Tuesday, May 9, the world’s leading experts in bone imaging and orthopedic surgery will come together with patients, referring physicians and community members for Conquering Osteoporosis through World-Class Care, Research, and Community Connections.

Diagnosing Osteoporosis with Regular DXA/DEXA Bone Density Screening

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) bone density scanning is the most accurate method available for the diagnosis of osteoporosis, as well as an accurate estimator of fracture risk.

DXA/DEXA beats BMI: Using an X-ray Exam to Measure Body Composition & Fat Loss

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) is a means of measuring bone density, but a recent article in the Wall Street Journal is highlighting another way in which the imaging exam can be used to benefit your health.