Clinical Interpretation and Practice Guidelines

Select a links below to access information regarding clinical interpreation and practice using Mindways bone densitometry products.


  • Indications and contraindications for use.
  • Comparison With Other Techniques

  • QCT and DXA—Similarities and differences.
  • Sample Reports

  • DXA-Equivalent CTXA Hip sample report.
  • 3D Spine sample report.
  • External Resources: Clinical Use of QCT

  • American College of Radiology—Practice parameters for QCT.
  • ISCD: Clinical use of quantitative computed tomography (QCT) of the hip.
  • ISCD: Advanced measures from DXA and QCT.
  • FRAX: The University of Sheffield fracture risk assessment tool.
  • Contact us for further information.