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Surgery » Vertebroplasty



Vertebroplasty: Vertebroplasty involves injecting bone cement into the intervertebral disc space to relieve pain from compression fractures.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Vertebroplasty

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Vertebroplasty:

  • Recent compression fracture(s) from osteoporosis
  • Pain due to metastasized cancer
  • Pain due to multiple myeloma
  • Pain due to vertebral hemangioma
  • Vertebral osteonecrosis
  • Spine trauma

Non-Surgical Options: Vertebroplasty

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Vertebroplasty:

Other Surgical Options: Vertebroplasty

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Vertebroplasty may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Vertebroplasty

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Vertebroplasty may include:

  • Local anesthesia and sedation

Procedure Complications: Vertebroplasty

Possible surgical complications of Vertebroplasty may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Vertebroplasty

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: Pain is relieved for 75 to 90% of patients.

Vertebroplasty: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Vertebroplasty: One to two days.

Vertebroplasty: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Vertebroplasty) include:

  • Percutaneous vertebroplasty

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