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vertebroplasty

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noun ver·te·bro·plas·ty \ˈvər-tə-brō-ˌplas-tē\

Medical Definition of vertebroplasty

plural

vertebroplasties

  1. :  a medical procedure for reducing pain caused by a vertebral compression fracture (as that associated with osteoporosis) that involves injection of an acrylic cement (as methyl methacrylate) into the body of the fractured vertebra for stabilization—compare kyphoplasty


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