What is it?

Vertebroplasty is a treatment for compression fractures of the vertebral bodies.

How does it work?

During a vertebroplasty, a small amount of cement is injected into the vertebral body. This cement strengthens the vertebral body and prevents further fracture of the vertebral body.

What conditions does it treat?

Vertebroplasty is used to treat compression fracture of the vertebral bodies.