Vertebral compression fractures are a prevalent disease affecting osteoporotic patients. The pain and overall health impact can be significant, but there are very effective treatments.

What is Vertebral Compression Fractures ?

Vertebral compression fractures are twice as common as hip fractures. They occur when the bones in the spine collapse. When they occur, shape of the bone becomes compressed, causing pain. These compression fractures can involve the collapse of one or more vertebrae in the spine.

What are the symptoms of Vertebral Compression Fractures?

The most common symptom of vertebral fracture is sudden onset of back pain, which can persist for weeks to months. If left untreated, vertebral fractures frequently lead to chronic symptoms such as decreased mobility, decreased activity, back pain, or spinal deformity.

Vertebral Compression Fractures
Symptoms and Treatment

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Moises Roizental

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Dr. Roizental is a Board Certified Vascular and Interventional Radiologist, with over 20 years experience in endovascular procedures. (Former chief resident at Harvard Medical School)

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Linda Anne Hughes, MD is a board certified Vascular and Interventional Radiologist with more than twenty years experience. (Former Chief Resident at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School)

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  • Sometimes, it’s hard to get to one of our offices.
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F.A.Q. About Vertebral Compression Fractures

REAL ANSWERS FROM OUR DOCTORS

We have compiled a list of the most commonly asked questions for your education.

WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS?

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Answered by:
– MOISES ROIZENTAL MD FSIR

WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS?

Vertebral Compression Fractures can be caused by osteoporosis, a disease that results in the loss of normal bone density, mass, and strength. Osteoporosis is a widespread problem in the United States, causing more than 700,000 fractures per year. Major consequences of compression fractures due to osteoporosis include back pain, hunchback and height loss.

WHAT IS THE VERTOBOPLASTY TREATMENT?

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Answered by:
– Dr. Hughes.

WHAT IS THE VERTOBOPLASTY TREATMENT?

Vertebroplasty is a minimally invasive treatment developed to treat pain caused by vertebral compression fractures. Using fluoroscopic (x-ray) imaging, an interventional radiologist precisely inserts a needle into the collapsed vertebral body through a small incision in the skin. This image-guided technique allows the physician to accurately access the fracture while minimizing any trauma to surrounding tissue. A medical-grade liquid cement is then injected into the center of the vertebrae. As the cement solidifies, the broken bone is stabilized. The treatment is performed with the patient face-down and sedated for their comfort. Afterwards, many patients feel immediate relief from pain, and can be discharged home the same day.

As with any treatment, vertebroplasty has some risks, which include infection, cement dislodgement, and in rare cases, spinal cord injury.

WHAT IS KYPHOPLASTY?

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Answered by:
– Dr. Hughes.

WHAT IS KYPHOPLASTY?

Kyphoplasty is similar to vertebroplasty and is equally effective in stabilizing compression fractures. The procedure starts when a needle is inserted into the fractured vertebra, using x-ray imaging. A balloon is then positioned into the collapsed bone and inflated to create a cavity for cement injection. This step also restores some degree of height to the bone before cement injection. Many patients feel immediate pain relief and are able to resume regular activities within a few days.

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