DEXA

An imaging test that measures bone density (the amount of bone mineral contained in a certain volume of bone) by passing x-rays with two different energy levels through the bone. It is used to diagnose osteoporosis (decrease in bone mass and density). Also called bone mineral density scan (BMD), dual energy x-ray absorptiometric scan, dual x-ray absorptiometry, and DXA.

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Lead plasterboard

Forms a complete shielded envelope to the room. The shielding usually extends to the full structural height of the room.

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1.5 Lead lined door

A 1.5 leaf door set is usually used for patient entrance. This allows the passage of the patient trolley.

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Single door set

A single door set is required as passage from the scanner room to the control room.

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Viewing window

Shielded frame and lead glass window enables the operator to see procedures from the control room.