Technology | October 05, 2011

Hologic Discovery DXA Offers Advanced Body Composition Assessment

October 5, 2011 — Hologic will display the new Advanced Body Composition assessment feature of its Discovery Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) system at RSNA 2011.

This feature produces color images of fat and lean tissue and bone mass and translates the information into an easy-to-interpret report for patient management and counseling. Body composition values are useful in the management of chronic renal failure, anorexia nervosa, obesity, AIDS/HIV, and cystic fibrosis.

For more information: www.hologic.com

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