[Minimal invasive stabilization of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Methods and preinterventional diagnostics].


PURPOSE Minimal invasive stabilizations represent a new alternative for the treatment of osteoporotic compression fractures. Vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty are two methods to enhance the strength of osteoporotic vertebral bodies by the means of cement application. MATERIAL AND METHODS Vertebroplasty is the older and technically easier method. The… (More)


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