Anwar AlBasri, MD | Kuwait
Thamer Alessa, MD | Kuwait
DAY 1 | THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2023
The dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan plays essential role in treatment decisions and monitoring of osteoporotic patients. This 1-hour comprehensive session review the role of bone densitometry in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. The session will cover DEXA scan clinical applications, interpretation of results and its challenges
Understand T & Z scores and their role.
Understand the principles of DXA scans in determining bone mineral density and identifying osteoporosis.
Demonstrate knowledge of challenges and pitfalls of DEXA scan
Appropriate for those involved in the performance and interpretation of DEXA scans and those managing patients with osteoporosis