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Prediction of adjacent vertebral fracture risk associated with vertebroplasty : a computer-based simulation study

Langton, C. M. & Ahwal, F. (2009) Prediction of adjacent vertebral fracture risk associated with vertebroplasty : a computer-based simulation study. Bone, 44(1), S84-S84.

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Abstract

Vertebrplasty involved injecting cement into a fractured vertebra to provide stabilisation. There is clinical evidence to suggest however that vertebroplasty may be assocated with a higher risk of adjacent vertebral fracture; which may be due to the change in material properties of the post-procedure vertebra modifying the transmission of mechanical stresses to adjacent vertebrae.

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ID Code: 29207
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: vertebroplasy, vertebral fracture, osteoporosis, finite element analysis
DOI: 10.1016/j.bone.2009.01.187
ISSN: 8756-3282
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHYSICAL SCIENCES (020000) > OTHER PHYSICAL SCIENCES (029900) > Medical Physics (029903)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHYSICAL SCIENCES (020000) > OTHER PHYSICAL SCIENCES (029900) > Synchrotrons; Accelerators; Instruments and Techniques (029904)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Physical & Chemical Sciences
Deposited On: 10 Dec 2009 09:20
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 22:58

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