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MRI-Identified Risk Factors of Hiwatashi et al for Cement Leakage During Vertebroplasty

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

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Leakage of cement following vertebroplasty may cause problems for the patient. Hiwatashi et al identified risk factors for cement leakage that can be identified in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study performed prior to the procedure. The authors are from the University of Rochester, Kyushu University, Showa University and Osaka University.

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