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Re: Vertebroplasty

Re: Vertebroplasty

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Posted by Trisha on April 05, 2000 at 09:24:31:

In Reply to: Vertebroplasty posted by Marci on April 03, 2000 at 23:15:26:

: Is anyone familiar with this new procedure for osteoporosis? If so, I would appreciate any info.
Marci,
I have researched this procedure and they inject
a large neelde in the needed area with a cement like substance. I ruled this out for I too sufer
from osteoporsis and fracturerd vertibra and since
I am small framed they said it`s comman this would
possibly break some ribs due to the pressure of
the procedure. Hope I helped.


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