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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(5,6) Most vertebral compression fractures resolve over time with conservative treatment (e.g., bed rest, braces, pain medications).
Decreased respiratory function in postmenopausal osteoporotic women with vertebral compression fractures has been demonstrated in previous studies (3-5).
Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are the most common fragility fracture in the United States, accounting for approximately 700,000 injuries per year.
We are conducting clinical studies for the use of CORTOSS in vertebral compression fracture repair in the U.S.
It has been estimated that 1.5 million fragility fractures occur annually in the United States, and the lifetime risk for developing a vertebral compression fracture is estimated to be 15.6% for white women and 5% for white men (McGarry & Kiel, 2000).
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 23 2019] Vertebral compression fracture is one of the most common osteoporotic fractures, which leads to kyphotic deformities, depression, weight loss, reduced quality of life, persistent pain and even death.
Spine devices are also being developed to simplify complex procedures including endoscopic spine surgery, vertebral compression fracture repair, interspinous fixation, interbody fixation, etc.
Fehlings, "Vertebral compression fracture after stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases," The Lancet Oncology, vol.
The orthopedic device behemoth made more acquisitions in the last half of April than it did all of last year, buying SafeWire Holding LLC's portfolio of minimally invasive spine procedure products; BD's vertebral compression fracture portfolio; and Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited.
Vertebral compression fracture (VCF) is a common manifestation of osteoporosis in the elderly with an incidence of 700,000 cases per year in the United States alone [1].