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- Vertebroplasty is an imaging-guided procedure which entails percutaneous injection of surgical polymethylmethacrylate or cement into a diseased vertebra.
- Used in the treatment of osteoporotic compression fractures, aggressive hemangiomas, vertebral multiple myeloma, and metastases.
- Vertebroplasty provides pain relief and strengthening of the bone of vertebrae weakened by disease.
 Imaging Findings
Patient #1: Multiple myeloma: Multilevel vertebroplasty.
 See Also
 External Links
- Wilfred C. G. Peh, Louis A. Gilula, and Dallas D. Peck. Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Severe Osteoporotic Vertebral Body Compression Fractures. Radiology 2002 223: 121-126