Dexa Care G4

• Manufacturer: Osteometer MediTech, Inc., Hawthorne, CA

• Skeletal application(s): Forearm

• Scan time: 2 minutes, distal forearm

Percent young-adult and percent age-matched comparisons T-score and z-score

• Dimensions: 12.5 x 26 x 15.5 in (32 x 66 x 40 cm)

• Environmental operating temperature: 58° to 86° F (15° to 30°C)

• X-ray filtration: K-edge filtration

Fig. 13-16. The Osteometer DTX-200 DexaCare®. A peripheral dual energy X-ray absorptiom-eter used to measure bone density in the forearm. Photograph courtesy of Osteometer MediTech, Hawthorne, CA.

• Detectors: Solid state

• Scatter radiation: Less than 0.25 ^Sv/hr at 1 m

• Calibration system: Line-by-line internal reference calibration

• Operation: IBM-compatible computer, HP DeskJet 600C or equivalent printer, VGA display

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