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Posted by Donna J. Richmond
on June 30, 2000 at 15:52:24:
In Reply to: Re: Vertebroplasty posted by Marci on April 06, 2000 at 12:06:50:
: : : 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?
Marci, I don't know if you are still looking, but if so, go to www.scvir.org
On the left side of the page is a map of the US, click on that and you can search for an interventional radiologist who does this procedure in your area. (you can search specifically for doctors who do vertebroplasty).