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GE Lunar iDXA

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http://eagle-i.itmat.upenn.edu/i/0000013a-74f3-26f4-d69a-d90d80000000

Resource Type

  1. Densitometer

Properties

  1. Resource Description
    "Most people are used to stepping on a scale at every visit to a doctor's examining room. But monitoring weight – while helpful – is at best a crude and imprecise way to assess a patient’s health. Today's body composition measurement tools provide far more complete and precise information that can help support diagnoses and guide treatment, and can even help athletes make decisions on the training regimens they use to achieve the best performance. Body composition measurement with DXA can look beyond weight and traditional body mass index (BMI) to determine body fat distribution – an important risk factor in a variety of serious diseases."
  2. Manufacturer
    General Electric Company
  3. Website(s)
    http://www3.gehealthcare.com/en/Products/Categories/Bone_Health/DXA/Lunar_iDXA_for_Bone_Health
  4. Related Technique
    Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry
  5. Location
    CTRC Research Nurse Core (Penn/CHOP)
 
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Provenance Metadata About This Resource Record
  1. workflow state
    Published
  2. contributor
    fcoldren
  3. created
    2012-10-18T13:43:36.464-04:00
  4. creator
    fcoldren
  5. modified
    2013-10-07T08:52:56.739-04:00

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