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Re: Osteoporosis and Surgury
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Posted by Sherwin Ashraf
on September 24, 2000 at 04:28:19:
In Reply to: new surgeries??? posted by sara on September 21, 2000 at 02:25:24:
It is not logical to put a Rod inside the bone, as the bone itself is fragile due to Osteoporosis.
The new procedure is " Kyphoplasty" and it is being done only on spine. You may visit kyphone.com to see the animated procedure. By the way it is a day surgury and done by Radiologists.
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