Kyphoplasty | definition of kyphoplasty by Medical dictionary
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Injection of bone cement into a compressed vertebra.
[kyphosis + -plasty]
kyphoplasty (kī′fō-plas′tē) [ kypho- + -plasty]
A treatment for a vertebral compression fracture in which a collapsed vertebral body is restored to its normal size and shape with a balloon, followed by the injection of bone cement to maintain the bone's shape and strength.
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