Treatment of osteoporotic late collapse of a vertebral body of thoracic and lumbar spine.

@article{Mochida2001TreatmentOO,
  title={Treatment of osteoporotic late collapse of a vertebral body of thoracic and lumbar spine.},
  author={Joji Mochida and Eiren Toh and Mitsuho Chiba and Katsuhiko Nishimura},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={393-8}
}
Although osteoporotic late collapse of a vertebral body is a common infirmity of old age, it has not been well studied, and no consensus regarding treatment of this condition has been reached. Forty-five patients with osteoporotic late collapse of a vertebral body were classified into six types based on the appearance on the lateral projection of a radiograph and the presence or absence of neurologic symptoms and were evaluated on imaging and clinical outcome. We concluded that the treatment of… CONTINUE READING

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