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What is Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty?

What is kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty? According to WebMD, they are surgeries that are done to try to relieve pain from compression fractures of the spine by stabilizing the broken bone with a substance that works like cement. Fractures can occur as a result of osteoporosis, cancer or other conditions. Patients at Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants …

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What is Vertebroplasty?

Patients with spinal fractures from osteoporosis or cancer have seen dramatic improvement with a procedure called Vertebroplasty. MedicineNet defines Vertebroplasty as “a nonsurgical method for repairing osteoporosis back fractures such as vertebral compression fractures.” The procedure is non-surgical and involves inserting a glue-like material into the center of the collapsed spinal vertebra to stabilize and …

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