WHAT IS KYPHOPLASTY?
Kyphoplasty is an outpatient procedure for patients with a collapsed vertebral body caused by weak bones or trauma. The procedure is performed by inserting a large annnula into the vertebrae and then the collapsed vertebrae is filled with cement in order to replace the missing or weak bone.
WHO IS THE PROCEDURE FOR?
In order to have a Kyphoplasty procedure, you MUST have Osteoporosis.
Patients who have experienced vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporotic weakening or a traumatic accident.