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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The vertebral endplate is often damaged in a significant number of vertebral body compression fractures. This is seen either directly with avascular necrosis that involves the endplate or as the sequelae of an osteoporotic compression fracture.
[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.
Summary: 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.
She was neurologically intact during physical examination, and her initial evaluation routine lumbar X-ray studies revealed an L2 compression fracture. Images of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) using short tau inversion recovery (STIR) sequences of the patient revealed an acute compression fracture of L2 with 40% loss of vertebral body height and a slight angulation toward the spinal canal at its superior end-plate (Figure 1.
In 2017, the worldwide vertebral compression fracture medical device market was estimated at $2.381 billion and is forecasted to grow to $4.876 billion by 2026 (7).
"If you have severe osteoporosis, you can sustain a compression fracture of the spine simply by bending over the sink to brush your teeth," de Mille warns.
Vebroplast[R] is biocompatible acrylic (PMMA) spine cement used for the strengthening, fixation, and filling vertebrae after a vertebral compression fracture (VCF) through a quick and relatively safe intervention.
Summary: The Godolphin jockey had suffered a compression fracture to his T12 vertebra after falling from Permian in the Secretariat Stakes in August last year
WILLIAM BUICK will be out for at least another six weeks after scans revealed the Godolphin jockey suffered a T12 compression fracture when falling from the ill-fated Permian at Arlington last Saturday, writes Jack Haynes.
The exception was in men who suffered a vertebral (spinal) compression fracture (in these instances the risk was comparable).