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Vertebroplasty - series—Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

Vertebroplasty helps to stabilize the vertebral fracture, which in turn helps reduce or eliminate the patient's pain.

Review Date 12/6/2017

Updated by: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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