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Author Tsoumakidou, Georgia ♦ Too, Chow Wei ♦ Koch, Guillaume ♦ Caudrelier, Jean ♦ Cazzato, Roberto Luigi ♦ Garnon, Julien ♦ Gangi, Afshin
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE ♦ AUGMENTATION ♦ BIOLOGICAL RECOVERY ♦ HEIGHT ♦ PAIN ♦ PERFORMANCE ♦ RECOMMENDATIONS ♦ REVIEWS ♦ SAFETY ♦ VERTEBRAE
Abstract Vertebral compression fracture (VCF) is an important cause of severe debilitating back pain, adversely affecting quality of life, physical function, psychosocial performance, mental health and survival. Different vertebral augmentation procedures (VAPs) are used in order to consolidate the VCFs, relief pain,and whenever posible achieve vertebral body height restoration. In the present review we give the indications, contraindications, safety profile and outcomes of the existing percutaneous VAPs.
ISSN 01741551
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2017-03-15
Publisher Place United States
Journal Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume Number 40
Issue Number 3


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