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Indications for Vertebroplasty in a Patient with an Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

Vertebroplasty involves injection of bone cement into a vertebral fracture by an interventional radiologist. It may be considered in a patient with an osteoporotic fracture if certain criteria are met.

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