Definitions for "Vertebroplasty"
A new procedure used to treat compression fractures that utilizes orthopedic cement, which is injected into the space between the vertebrae. The cement hardens and returns the vertebral space to its original height.
Procedure used to treat spinal compression fractures whereby cement is injected into the affected vertebrae to stabilize it.
A minimally invasive procedure to stabilise compressed vertebrae and alleviate pain. A needle is inserted into the compressed portion of a vertebra and surgical cement is injected in it
a useful and safe method of pain relief for patients with malignant osteolytic diseases of the thoracic and lumbar spine