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Joint Bone Spine. 2006 Oct;73(5):564-6. Epub 2006 Mar 24.

Kyphoplasty for pregnancy-associated osteoporotic vertebral fractures.

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  • 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Uludag University Medical School, Bursa, Turkey.


We report a case of pregnancy-associated osteoporotic vertebral fracture treated by kyphoplasty. This case is important for being the first case of postpregnancy osteoporotic vertebral fracture treated with kyphoplasty. Although kyphoplasty is a very successful procedure in short-term pain relief for osteoporotic vertebral fractures, there is a critical need for randomized controlled trials demonstrating short-term complications of kyphoplasty including new vertebral fractures.

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