Z-score DXA lumbar spine scan Hologic


Z-score is a standardized number that you may see on your bone density scan results or reports. Your bone mineral density (BMD) at each skeletal site of measurement is compared to a reference database of same age, race/ethnicity, and sex. The use of this calculated score depends on your age and menopausal status. Z-score Used… Read more

Zoledronic acid

Zoledronic acid is the generic name for an osteoporosis medicine with the brand name Reclast®, a product of Novartis. No generic version of Reclast is available since the patent for Reclast is still in effect until 2013; however, other circumstances, such as lawsuits, could delay this.  Refer to Reclast entry for information about this medicine.… Read more