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Khyphoplasty

Khyphoplasty

Khyphoplasty is a type of surgery to repair compression fracture to vertebra, often from osteoporosis. In the procedure, a damaged vertebra is expanded with a balloon-like instrument, and the void which was created is filled with a setting material.

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