vertebral compression fracture


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vertebral compression fracture

Compression fracture of back Orthopedics A traumatic fracture of a vertebral body which may occur in a background of osteoporosis or malignancy and cause kyphosis and spinal cord pressure. See Herniated disk.
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In general, if there is pain provocation at the level of the patient's vertebral compression fracture, then that patient is a likely candidate for vertebral augmentation.
Osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) constitute a significant cause of morbidity in the elderly, severely affecting quality of life.
The most common causes of vertebral compression fractures are osteoporosis associated with aging or chronic steroid use and metastatic disease.
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Geographically, North America dominates the global minimally invasive vertebral compression fracture repair market and is followed by Europe.
Minimally invasive vertebral compression fracture (VCF) repair is one of the fastest growing segments in the overall spinal surgeries market.
The treatments are designed to relieve the pain caused by vertebral compression fractures.
com) announced today that it has begun commercial shipments to Europe of its Ascendx VCF Repair System to treat vertebral compression fractures (VCF).
TechNavio's report, the Global Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Devices Market 2011-2015, has been prepared based on an in-depth analysis of the market with inputs from industry experts.
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