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Bone Mass Measurement: What the Numbers Mean
Last published 10/2018
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這篇文章專門介紹骨密度檢查的有關知識。骨密度檢查主要用於診斷骨質疏鬆症，判斷發生骨折的幾率，及評價骨質疏鬆症治療的效果。本文介紹了雙能X光吸光測定法（DXA）檢查以及相關的T 評分和Z 評分的意義。此外，本文還解釋了哪些人士應當接受骨骼密度檢查。
This fact sheet contains information about bone mineral density testing used to identify osteoporosis, determine fracture risk, and measure an individual's response to osteoporosis treatment. It discusses the dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) test and explains the resulting T-score and Z-score measurements. In addition, recommendations for which individuals should be tested are described.
NIH Publication No. 18-7877-C
Length: 4 pp.
- General public
- For medical & health professionals to share with patients
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Size: 8 1/2 x 11
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