Search all MERLOT
Click here to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Click here to go to your Dashboard Report
Click here to go to your Content Builder
Click here to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
select OK to launch help window
cancel help

MERLOT II




        

Search > Material Results >

Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty

        

Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty

Logo for Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty
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 04, 2011
Author:
Submitter: James Sanford

Details

  • Editor Review avg: 5 rating
  • User Rating (not rated)
  • Comments (none)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

About

Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: unsure
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

Connections



QR Code for this Page

Browse in Categories

Discussion

Discussion for Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty

Log in to participate in the discussions or Register if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page