Posts Tagged ‘bone mass’

January 24th, 2013

Interpreting Bone Density T-Score and Z-Score

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If bone loss is a potential threat, the medical recourse is to submit oneself to a bone mineral density (BMD) test to find out the true state of the bones at that point in time. The findings from the test expressed as T-score and Z-score are significant because they work as the backbone of the treatment program to manage the medical case of the patient. The problem lies now on the interpretation of these bone density T-score and Z-score.

November 14th, 2012

What Is A Bone Density Scan?

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A beautiful, swan-like ballerina on pointe’ shoes makes an astonishing pirouette for a finale when the unexpected happened. Her bones failed because the extreme diet failed to maintain the dexterity and strength of her bones as she lost the bone mass needed to execute her steps with power. She just fell, excruciating not just with pain but with the fear of not ever dancing again. It is truly regretful that she had not submitted to a bone density scan earlier, had she done so, maybe things are different.


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