Osteoporotic spinal compression fractures are a significant health risk for elderly females, as well as other patient groups. These fractures are associated with an increased risk of mortality in comparison with age-matched controls. Recent techniques of minimally invasive surgical treatment show promising early results with respect to pain reduction and restoration of function, with low procedural complication rates.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Current women's health reports|
|State||Published - Feb 1 2003|
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