compression fracture


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compression fracture

n.
A fracture caused by the compression of one bone, especially a vertebra, against another.
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Noun1.compression fracture - fracture in which the bone collapses (especially in short bones such as vertebrae)
fracture, break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
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rd] issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery(JBJS) found that patients who wore a brace as treatment for a spinal compression fracture had comparable outcomes in terms of pain, function and healing when compared to patients who did not wear a brace.
com/research/tlf7gh/minimally) has announced the addition of the "Global Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair (Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Devices) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering.
The Investigational Vertebroplasty Safety and Efficacy Trial (INVEST) (1) and a concurrent Australian vertebroplasty trial (2) were published in the New England Journal of Medicine in August 2009 and demonstrated equivalent efficacy for vertebroplasty and a sham intervention for improvement in pain and function in osteoporotic compression fracture patients.
Compression fracture: A compression fracture occurs if spongy bone, like that in the vertebrae of the spine, is crushed.
We also investigated the concomitant effect of smoking and vertebral compression fracture and we found the most lowest values in FVC and [FEV.
Vertebroplasty is an invasive spine procedure that involves the injection of bone cement under fluoroscopic or computed tomographic (CT) guidance into a vertebral body that has been damaged as a result of either an osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture or neoplastic infiltration.
The patient was suffering from an acute osteoporotic T-12 compression fracture.
Taken once a daily, it can reduce the risk of vertebral compression fracture by 90% and femoral fracture by 51%.
Key Words: height restoration, pain, vertebral compression fracture
When he was 2 years old, he fell out of the back seat of a moving car and suffered a compression fracture to his back.
We are conducting clinical studies for the use of CORTOSS in vertebral compression fracture repair in the U.
Its initial focus is the treatment of a vertebral compression fracture (VCF).