The dynamic mobility of vertebral compression fractures.

@article{McKiernan2003TheDM,
  title={The dynamic mobility of vertebral compression fractures.},
  author={Fergus Eoin McKiernan and Ron Jensen and Thomas Faciszewski},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={24-9}
}
We have observed that some osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are mobile. The purpose of this report was to document the existence of dynamic fracture mobility, estimate the frequency of dynamic mobility in patients referred for vertebroplasty, define the magnitude and nature of dynamic mobility, and consider the implications of the dynamic mobility of osteoporotic VCFs. This was a prospective radiographic analysis of 41 consecutive patients with 65 VCFs who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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