Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty
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Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures (VCF), which are fractures involving the vertebral bodies that make up the spinal column. When a vertebral body fractures, the usual rectangular shape of the bone becomes compressed, causing pain. These compression fractures may involve the collapse of one or more vertebrae in the spine and are a common result of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease that results in a loss of... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 03, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 03, 2011
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Submitter: James Sanford

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