Osteoporosis - vertebroplasty

Vertebroplasty is often an outpatient procedure used to treat painful compression fractures in the spine. In a compression fracture, all or part of a spine bone collapses.

Normal anatomy

The spine is made up of bones, called vertebrae, separated by soft cushions, called intervertebral discs.


Why the Procedure Is Performed


Before the Procedure

After the Procedure

Outlook (Prognosis)