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Re: Vertebroplasty

Re: Vertebroplasty

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Posted by Marci on April 06, 2000 at 12:06:50:

In Reply to: Re: Vertebroplasty posted by Trisha on April 05, 2000 at 09:24:31:


: : 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.

Trisha, do you know a doctor who does this procedure, or a city where they preform it?


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