compression fracture

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fracture in which the bone collapses (especially in short bones such as vertebrae)

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Buick said: "After seeing my specialist I can confirm I have a T12 compression fracture after my fall at Arlington last Saturday, which sadly saw Permian lose his life.
The AP and lateral radiographs of the thoracic spine (Figure la) revealed a 50% anterior compression fracture at T7 with a slight convex posterior vertebral body margin.
Medical technology company Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) reported on Thursday that ti has completed the acquisition of the CareFusion vertebral compression fracture (VCF) portfolio of products from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) in an all cash transaction.
1] in the vertebral fractures group and they did not find any difference between the women with osteoporosis without compression fracture and control patients.
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%.
A vertebral compression fracture occurs when the bones of the spine break due to trauma.
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.