II. Indications: Osteoporosis Evaluation

III. Advantages

  1. Benefits, but less than DEXA Scan
    1. Good precision
    2. Good monitoring Osteoporosis treatment response
  2. Selectively assesses cortical and Trabecular Bone
    1. Selective imaging does not confer diagnostic benefits

IV. Disadvantages

  1. High cost
  2. High radiation exposure

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