Vertebroplasty

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

Vertebroplasty is an imaging-guided procedure which entails percutaneous injection of surgical polymethylmethacrylate or cement into a diseased vertebra. Vertebroplasty provides pain relief and strengthening of the bone of vertebrae weakened by disease.

Indications

It can be used in the treatment of:

Complications

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rID: 12438
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Vertebroplasties

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