TY - JOUR. T1 - Quality of life in patients with osteoporotic vertebral fractures. AU - Yoon, Sang Pil. AU - Lee, Seung Hwan. AU - Ki, Chul Hyun. AU - Lee, Young Tae. AU - Hong, Sung Ha. AU - Lee, Hwan Mo. AU - Moon, Seong Hwan. PY - 2014. Y1 - 2014. N2 - Study Design: A case-control study. Purpose: To examine several dimensions of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in postmenopausal women with osteoporotic vertebral fractures, compared with a control group. Overview of Literature: Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are a major cause of morbidity among postmenopausal women. There have been many reports of a decrease in the quality of life in patients with osteoporotic vertebral fractures. However,few reports have analyzed which dimensions contribute to the decline in quality of life. Methods: One thousand five hundred forty-five postmenopausal women aged 50 years and older from 17 study sites in nationwide hospitals were in enrolled in the study (between April 2008 and January 2009). HRQL was ...
Objectives To evaluate the efficacy of bone cement injection in PV for patients with acute painful osteoporotic compression fractures, as compared with a simulated placebo procedure without injection of bone cement. We hypothesize that patients who had undergone PV would report less pain at 1 day, 1 week and 1, 3, 6 and 12 months (the primary outcomes) than those in the sham control group.. Study design VERTOS IV is a multicenter RCT concerning the treatment of patients with a painful osteoporotic VCF. Patients are recruited on the Radiology departments of the participating hospitals and randomized to PV or a simulated procedure. Upon obtaining informed consent an independent central telephone operator completes the randomisation procedure, using a computer program. The maximum allowed unbalance (block size) is six, with a maximum sample size of 84 for each participating centre. A total of 180 patients will be enrolled, 90 in each group. This is based on the assumption of a 1.5 point difference ...
The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of bone cement injection (PVP) for patients with acute painful osteoporotic compression fractures, as compared with a simulated procedure with injection of Lidocaine. Our hypothesis is, that patients who had undergone PVP would report less pain during the first 1-12 weeks and at 12 months (primary outcomes) than those in the sham control group.. The study design of VOPE is a single center double blinded RCT concerning the treatment of patients with a painful osteoporotic VCF. Patients are referred to the principal investigator at Middelfart hospital from the emergency rooms, orthopedics departments, GPs and chiropractors from the Region of Southern Denmark. Prior to enrolling patients randomization-envelopes are constructed in blocks of 20. Upon obtaining informed consent, a study-number is assigned to each patient. The final randomization for each patient, takes place in the operation room upon opening the sealed envelope deciding which ...
Previous prospective cohort studies have shown that serum levels of sex steroids and sex hormone‐binding globulin (SHBG) associate with nonvertebral fracture risk in men. The predictive value of sex hormones and SHBG for vertebral fracture risk specifically is, however, less studied. Elderly men (aged ≥65 years) from Sweden and Hong Kong participating in the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study had baseline estradiol and testosterone analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC‐MS) and SHBG by immunoradiometric assay (IRMA). Incident clinical vertebral fractures (n = 242 cases) were evaluated in 4324 men during an average follow‐up of 9.1 years. In a subsample of these men (n = 2256), spine X‐rays were obtained at baseline and after an average follow‐up of 4.3 years to identify incident radiographic vertebral fractures (n = 157 cases). The likelihood of incident clinical and radiographic vertebral fractures was estimated by Cox proportional hazards models and logistic ...
Vertebral fracture is usually the first osteoporotic fracture to occur and also the most common osteoporotic fracture, being present in 15% of women aged 50-59 years. Despite the clear clinical importance of vertebral fractures, they remain underdiagnosed in clinical practice. Good technique in performing spinal radiographs and a high level of observer experience in image interpretation are key to the reliable diagnosis of vertebral fractures. Vertebral fracture assessment (VFA) is being utilized increasingly for vertebral fracture identification. Density and structural parameters obtained by volumetric quantitative computed tomography (vQCT) can predict vertebral compressive strength ex vivo, and these parameters, together with nonlinear finite element analysis (FEA) can also be applicable in vivo. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can detect minor acute or subacute vertebral fracture or re-fracture, determine fracture age, and distinguish between osteoporotic and neoplastic fracture with ...
The vertebral column is the most common site of osteoporotic fractures in long-term users of glucocorticoids. Vertebral fracture leads to significant morbidities such as unrelenting pain, spinal deformities and reduced mobility, leading to diminished quality of life. Epidemiological data on the prevalence of glucocorticoid-induced vertebral fractures are limited. As vertebral fracture is a strong risk factor for further fragility fractures and mortality, it should be treated appropriately. This article reviews recent data on the prevalence of vertebral fractures in glucocorticoid users, fracture risk stratification, and evidence-based treatment options. The risk of osteoporotic fractures estimated by FRAX should be adjusted for glucocorticoid users. The first-line treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis remains the bisphosphonates. Teriparatide and denosumab are alternative options. Percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty may be considered for symptomatic control of acute vertebral ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Risk factors of nonunion after acute osteoporotic vertebral fractures. T2 - A prospective multicenter cohort study. AU - Inose, Hiroyuki. AU - Kato, Tsuyoshi. AU - Ichimura, Shoichi. AU - Nakamura, Hiroaki. AU - Hoshino, Masatoshi. AU - Togawa, Daisuke. AU - Hirano, Toru. AU - Tokuhashi, Yasuaki. AU - Ohba, Tetsuro. AU - Haro, Hirotaka. AU - Tsuji, Takashi. AU - Sato, Kimiaki. AU - Sasao, Yutaka. AU - Takahata, Masahiko. AU - Otani, Koji. AU - Momoshima, Suketaka. AU - Yuasa, Masato. AU - Hirai, Takashi. AU - Yoshii, Toshitaka. AU - Okawa, Atsushi. N1 - Funding Information: Acknowledgment date: August 30, 2019. First revision date: October 6, 2019. Second revision date: November 13, 2019. Acceptance date: December 16, 2019. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives License 4.0 (CCBY-NC-ND), where it is permissible to download and share the work provided it is properly cited. The work cannot be ...
Our purpose was to evaluate the diagnostic value of three-dimensional (3 D) CT surface reconstruction in spinal fractures in comparison with axial and reformatted images. A total of 50 patients with different CT-proven spinal fractures were analysed retrospectively. Based on axial scans and reformatted images, the spinal fractures were classified according to several classifications as Magerl for the thoraco-lumbar and lower cervical spine by one radiologist. Another radiologist performed 3 D CT surface reconstructions with the aim of characterizing the different types of spinal fractures. A third radiologist classified the 3 D CT surface reconstruction according to the Magerl classification. The results of the blinded reading process were compared. It was checked to see in which type and subgroup 3 D surface reconstructions were helpful. Readers one and two obtained the same results in the classification. The 3 D surface reconstruction did not yield any additional diagnostic information concerning type
Vertebral fracture risk is a heritable complex trait. The aim of this study was to identify genetic susceptibility factors for osteoporotic vertebral fracture applying a genome-wide association study (GWAS) approach. The GWAS discovery was based on the Rotterdam Study, a population-based study of elderly Dutch individuals aged ,55 years; and comprising 329 cases and 2666 controls with radiographic scoring (McCloskey-Kanis) and genetic data. Replication of one top-associated SNP was pursued by de-novo genotyping of 15 independent studies across Europe, the United States, and Australia and one Asian study. Radiographic vertebral fracture assessment was performed using McCloskey-Kanis or Genant semi-quantitative definitions. SNPs were analyzed in relation to vertebral fracture using logistic regression models corrected for age and sex. Fixed effects inverse variance and Han-Eskin alternative random effects meta-analyses were applied. Genome-wide significance was set at p,5 x 10(-8). In the ...
This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Cervical Spine Fracture, C-Spine Fracture, Clay Shovelers Fracture, Odontoid Process Fracture, Hangmans fracture, Jefferson Fracture, Cervical Wedge Compression Fracture, C1 Fracture, C2 Fracture, Cervical Teardrop Fracture, Cervical Spinous Process Fracture, Cervical Burst Fracture, Cervical Facet Dislocation, Cervical Fracture.
A prospective study was designed to determine whether posterior instrumentation of the spine in thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures produces indirect decompression of the spinal canal leading to better remodeling and neurological recovery. The study was conducted in Kasturba Medical College Manipal, India. Sixty-eight consecutive cases of thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures were treated by posterior instrumentation, and approval from the hospital ethical committee was obtained. The degree of initial spinal canal compromise, indirect decompression, and remodeling were assessed from the computed tomography scans. The neurological status at the time of presentation and at final follow-upwas assessed by the American Spinal Injury Associations modified Frankels grading. The median canal compromise in patients with and without neurological deficit was 47.32 and 39.33%, respectively. The overall mean canal compromise at the time of admission, post-operative, and final follow-up were 47.37, ...
Vertebral fractures are common among postmenopausal women with glucocorticoid-induced bone loss. Midline (end-plate), anterior wedge, and crush fractures are the most common morphometric types of vertebral fractures. We found that BMD of the lumbar spine as measured by QCT was a significant predictor of prevalent vertebral fractures, whereas the posteroanterior DXA was unable to discriminate between the fracture and nonfracture groups. While some studies have shown that the underlying rheumatic disease itself can significantly increase the risk of vertebral fractures independently of glucocorticoid use (14), the distribution of these diseases was similar in both the fracture and nonfracture groups.. Lumbar spine posteroanterior DXA is commonly used to measure bone mass, diagnose osteoporosis, and predict the risk of vertebral fractures (5, 6). While some studies have demonstrated a significant correlation between lumbar spine DXA and prevalent vertebral compression fractures in postmenopausal ...
INTRODUCTION: Vertebral fracture is a strong risk factor for future spine and hip fractures; yet recent data suggest that only 5-20% of subjects with a spine fracture are identified in primary care. We aimed to develop easily applicable algorithms predicting a high risk of future spine fracture in men and women over 50 years of age. METHODS: Data was analysed from 5,561 men and women aged 50+ years participating in the European Prospective Osteoporosis Study (EPOS). Lateral thoracic and lumbar spine radiographs were taken at baseline and at an average of 3.8 years later. These were evaluated by an experienced radiologist. The risk of a new (incident) vertebral fracture was modelled as a function of age, number of prevalent vertebral fractures, height loss, sex and other fracture history reported by the subject, including limb fractures occurring between X-rays. Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) curves were used to compare the predictive ability of models. RESULTS: In a negative binomial regression
Osteoporotic vertebral fractures represent an important health burden in the Western world, in particular given the aging population demographics of most Western countries. At present, the treatment options for osteoporotic vertebral fractures are limited, and often conservative, relying on medical pain management. Transpedicular spinal interventional techniques such as vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty offer a minimally invasive treatment option for osteoporotic vertebral fractures. However, there has been recent controversy regarding the efficacy of vertebroplasty for pain relief. Although these percutaneous techniques continue to be used and developed, there is no consensus on the pre-clinical testing of new instruments and cements. Human cadaveric vertebrae are expensive and of limited availability, and animal vertebrae offer a more easily accessible alternative, but there is no agreement within the literature as to which species best approximates the human. This thesis explores the currently ...
Vertebral fractures may be minor or lead to pain, decreased physical function, immobility, social isolation and depression, which together contribute to quality of life. A Working Party of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis has developed a specific questionnaire for patients with vertebral fractures. This questionnaire, QUALEFFO, includes questions in the domains pain, physical function, social function, general health perception and mental function. QUALEFFO was validated in a multicenter study in seven countries. The study was done in 159 patients aged 55-80 years with clinical osteoporosis, i.e., back pain and other complaints with at least one vertebral fracture and lumbar bone mineral density T-score |-1. Patients with a recent vertebral fracture were excluded because of unstable disease. Controls were age- and sex-matched, and did not have chronic back pain or vertebral fractures. Subjects with conditions exerting a major influence on quality of life were excluded. The QUALEFFO was
Denosumab reduces bone resorption and vertebral and nonvertebral fracture risk. Denosumab discontinuation increases bone turnover markers 3 months after a scheduled dose is omitted, reaching above-baseline levels by 6 months, and decreases bone mineral density (BMD) to baseline levels by 12 months. We analyzed the risk of new or worsening vertebral fractures, especially multiple vertebral fractures, in participants who discontinued denosumab during the FREEDOM study or its Extension. Participants received ≥2 doses of denosumab or placebo Q6M, discontinued treatment, and stayed in the study ≥7 months after the last dose. Of 1001 participants who discontinued denosumab during FREEDOM or Extension, the vertebral fracture rate increased from 1.2 per 100 participant-years during the on-treatment period to 7.1, similar to participants who received and then discontinued placebo (n = 470; 8.5 per 100 participant-years). Among participants with ≥1 off-treatment vertebral fracture, the proportion ...
Study Design. Cross-sectional observational study of incident spinal fractures using an administrative database. Objectives. To identify and define all patients who have spinal fractures within a complete population. Summary of Background Data. The true incidence of spinal column and cord injury is not known. Previous studies have been...
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A study by Leslie WD of over 16,000 Canadian women, found that total hip BMD alone maximized overall osteoporotic fracture risk prediction. When there was a discrepancy between total hip and femoral neck, the total hip was more related to fracture risk. The spine measurement did not improve the fracture prediction. However, in this large study, only the clinical (symptomatic) spine fractures were included and the patients did not get routine xrays to see if they had actually developed a compression fracture of the spine. A subsequent study found that spine bone density predicted clinical vertebral fractures (hazard ratio 1.84 per standard deviation) and hip bone density predicted non-vertebral fractures (HR 1.66 per standard deviation). Using both measurements modestly improved overall fracture prediction if the discrepancy was more than one standard deviation. They then derived a modification of the FRAX prediction tool, which is described on the risk calculator page. This image shows the ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Neurological L5 burst fracture. T2 - Posterior decompression and lordotic fixation as treatment of choice. AU - Ramieri, Alessandro. AU - Domenicucci, Maurizio. AU - Cellocco, Paolo. AU - Raco, Antonino. AU - Costanzo, Giuseppe. PY - 2012/5. Y1 - 2012/5. N2 - Purpose: We report our experience and literature review concerning surgical treatment of neurological burst fractures of the fifth lumbar vertebra. Materials and methods: Nineteen patients with L5 neurological burst fractures were consecutively enrolled; 6 patients had complete motor deficits, and 12 had sphincter dysfunction. We performed 18 posterior and one combined approaches. To avoid kyphosis, posterior internal fixation was achieved by positioning patients on the operating table with hips and knees fully extended. At the latest follow-up (mean 22 months, range 10-66), neurological recovery, canal remodeling and L4-S1 angle were evaluated. Results: Vertebral body replacement was difficult, which therefore resulted in ...
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Fixed spinal fracture. Coloured frontal (left) and profile (right) X-rays of a section through the lower (lumbar) spine of a 30-old female patient after surgery to reduce (fix) a severe fracture of the L1 lumbar vertebra (highlighted, upper centre). Here, the fracture was fixed using a bone graft. - Stock Image C025/2513
TY - JOUR. T1 - Association of Incident, Clinically Undiagnosed Radiographic Vertebral Fractures With Follow-Up Back Pain Symptoms in Older Men. T2 - The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study. AU - Fink, Howard A.. AU - Litwack-Harrison, Stephanie. AU - Ensrud, Kristine E.. AU - Shen, Jian. AU - Schousboe, John T.. AU - Cawthon, Peggy M.. AU - Cauley, Jane A.. AU - Lane, Nancy E.. AU - Taylor, Brent C.. AU - Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth. AU - Kado, Deborah M.. AU - Cummings, Steven R.. AU - Marshall, Lynn. PY - 2017. Y1 - 2017. N2 - Prior data in women suggest that incident clinically undiagnosed radiographic vertebral fractures (VFs) often are symptomatic, but misclassification of incident clinical VF may have biased these estimates. There are no comparable data in men. To evaluate the association of incident clinically undiagnosed radiographic VF with back pain symptoms and associated activity limitations, we used data from the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study, a prospective cohort ...
Burst Fracture A burst fracture is a traumatic fracture of the bones of the spine often caused by a fall when you land on your feet. The fractured bones spread out and may damage the spinal cord. This video discusses the potential serious effects of this injury, which can lead to paralysis and other health problems.   
Information on spinal fractures, the causes, symptoms, risk factors and diagnosis. Medtronic provides helpful information for those suffering with back pain.
Cutting Edge Advances For Effective Spinal Fracture Treatment Options Only a few decades ago a spinal fracture could seriously affect your future. Often a spinal fracture meant permanent paralysis. Today, there are many advanced surgical options, treatment plans, and therapies that can help to alleviate pain, and quickly get you back on your feet. What … Continue reading Modern Advances Offer More Effective Spinal Fracture Options. ...
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With all the recent confusion as to who will face Jon Jones for his Light Heavyweight title, several fighters have been left with different opponents in the wake of one of the most baffling stories in recent memory.. One person left out in the cold during all this is middleweight fighter, Alan Belcher, who went from having a fight scheduled with Vitor Belfort at UFC 153 on September 22nd, to having no opponent as Belfort was given a title shot against Jon Jones.. As Belcher stated earlier today on Twitter, however, this shift is a blessing in disguise as Belcher has sustained a serious injury, a spinal fracture. Now Belcher doesnt have to be the one to cancel on his opponent but instead fly under the radar and have a (hopefully) peaceful recovery before returning to his title run in the middleweight division.. Here is Belchers Tweet from earlier today.. Via Twitter @alanbelcherufc:. Everyones asking if I am mad at @Ufc @jonnybones @vitorbelfort answer is no. this is a blessing in disguise. I ...
Our results agree with three recent meta-analyses that examined study level data from trials of supplementation with vitamin D, calcium, or the two combined.12 13 26 The trials included in these systematic reviews differed slightly. Two reviews focused on vitamin D and also found that vitamin D alone was ineffective in preventing any fracture or hip fractures and that the combination of calcium and vitamin D showed benefit.12 13 Boonen et al did not examine any fractures12; in the Cochrane review, calcium and vitamin D prevented any fractures only in people living in institutions.13 By contrast, the findings of our individual patient data review strongly favoured calcium and vitamin D for prevention of any fractures in all populations examined. The Cochrane review did not find that clinical vertebral fracture was prevented by vitamin D with or without calcium supplementation,13 as found here, although few trials provided these data. These two previous systematic reviews did not assess the ...
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The authors investigated if plasma Sphingosine 1-Phosphate (S1P) levels were a predictor for osteoporotic vertebral fracture (VF) risk. They found that S1P leve
Like hip fractures, the numbers of vertebral fractures are rising, driven by the growth of the elderly population. Investigations of the etiology and biomechanics of vertebral fractures are particularly difficult for several reasons. First, the precise definition of .
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Vertebral fractures are a serious consequence of osteoporosis. Such a break can lead to acute and chronic back pain, spinal deformity and hip
Symptoms. The problem is spine fractures usually surface as just another routine back pain, that flares up when you bend or lift something heavy off the ground. However, it transforms from an acute pain to a nagging, chronic pain after a couple of months by which time you are resigned to loss of strength and mobility, regular pain, etc.. Diagnosis. This is also one of the reasons spine fractures are extremely difficult to diagnose, with less than 25% of cases being accurately found out before it has become a serious issue. The diagnosis is usually carried out by Xrays, CT scans and MRI, physical exams and complete evaluation of medical history. Women over 50 who are prone to osteoporosis should be carefully examined and treated.. If you constantly suffer from back pain, then its time to take a look the revolutionary product known as Updesk . With a promise to alleviate your chronic pain and stop you from writhing in agony during work, Updesk has become a nationwide bestseller and is widely ...
Most people with osteoporosis are unlikely to experience a spinal fracture during exercise. Keeping your back straight and learning safe moving and lifting techniques minimises your risk of spinal fractures and may help to relieve pain. This applies equally to you whether you have a spinal fracture or not.. With our range of information on exercises to care for your back, you can learn and continue to move with confidence.. ...
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Objective To investigate the prevalence of vertebral fractures and to identify risk factors associated with vertebral fractures in Chinese women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Methods One hundred fifty-two consecutive patients with SLE were recruited in this cross-sectional study. Bone mineral density (BMD) measurements of the hip and spine were performed using the same dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). Lateral radiographs of the spine (T5-L4) were assessed for vertebral fractures using a method described by Genant. Inflammatory and biochemical markers included C-reactive protein, receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand, serum ß-CrossLaps assay for C-terminal telopeptides of type 1 collagen, and osteoprotegerin (OPG). Results Asymptomatic vertebral fractures occurred in 20.4% of patients with SLE. Univariate analyses of variables associated with fractures were older age, higher body mass index (BMI), lower BMD spine, lower BMD hips, higher serum C3 and C4, longer ...
We studied 51 patients with 64 fractures of the thoracolumbar and lumbar spine undergoing the surgical treatment by percutaneous trans-pedicular fixation and stabilization with minimally invasive...
The authors believe that the standardized and systematic study of immobilization techniques, diagnostic modalities, medical and surgical treatment strategies, and ultimately outcomes and outcome measurement after cervical spinal trauma and cervical spinal fracture injuries, if performed using well-designed medical evidence-based comparative investigations with meaningful follow-up, has both merit and the remarkable potential to identify optimal strategies for assessment, characterization, and clinical management. However, they recognize that there is inherent difficulty in attempting to apply evidence-based medicine (EBM) to identify ideal treatment strategies for individual cervical fracture injuries. First, there is almost no medical evidence reported in the literature for the management of specific isolated cervical fracture subtypes; specific treatment strategies for specific fracture injuries have not been routinely studied in a rigorous, comparative way. One of the vulnerabilities of an ...
Incidence of vertebral fractures over 3 years in patients in the lowest (n = 881) and highest (n = 867) tertiles for both b-ALP and sCTX. SR strontium
All 25 women (mean age 75.0, SD 4.7) with hip fracture as inclusion fracture had no significant changes in HRQOL between two and seven years and did not differ from the reference group regarding HRQOL after seven years. The vertebral group had significantly lower values for bodily pain, vitality, role-emotional ...
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A low energy fracture means it is the result of weakened bones, often due to osteoporosis, spine tumors or certain types of cancers.
Since the human spine is a complex structure, spine surgeons need to be very careful in diagnosing exactly where a fracture occurs.
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Vertebral compression fractures: a review of current management and multimodal therapy Cyrus C Wong, Matthew J McGirt Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA Abstract: Vertebral compression fractures are a prevalent disease affecting osteoporotic patients. When symptomatic, they cause significant pain and loss of function and have a high public health impact. In this paper we outline the diagnosis and management of these patients, with evidence-based review of treatment outcomes for the various therapeutic options. Diagnosis involves a clinical history focusing on the nature of the patient's pain as well as various imaging studies. Management is multimodal in nature and starts with conservative therapy consisting of analgesic medication, medication for osteoporosis, physical therapy, and bracing. Patients who are refractory to conservative management may be candidates for vertebral augmentation through either vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty. Keywords: vertebral compression fractures
Another name for Vertebral Compression Fracture is Vertebral Compression Fracture. Home care for a vertebral compression fracture includes: * Apply a ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Diffusion-weighted MR imaging for differentiating acute benign from pathologic compression fractures. T2 - A reinvestigation of the usefulness of diffusion-weighted imaging. AU - Tzeng, Yun Hsuan. AU - Chang, Tein Yow. AU - Huang, Guo Shu. AU - Lan, Gong Yau. AU - Hou, Wu Yu. AU - Shen, Hung Ju. PY - 2004/6/1. Y1 - 2004/6/1. N2 - The aim of this study was to reinvestigate the usefulness of diffusion-weighted MR imaging for differentiating acute benign from neoplastic vertebral compression fractures. Thirty-three patients with 42 lesions of acute vertebral compression fractures on conventional MR imaging were examined with diffusion-weighted MR imaging using a steady-state free precession (SSFP) sequence. In 42 lesions, 24 lesions were benign osteoporotic compression fractures; the remaining 18 lesions were pathologic fractures due to metastatic tumor infiltration. All lesions were confirmed by surgical histopathology, clinical or MRI follow-up. The signal characteristics of all ...
vertebroplasty promises dramatic relief from painful vertebral body compression fractures. Vertebroplasty is not really a new technique. It has been used mainly in the treatment of painful osteoporotic compression fractures that are unresponsive to medical therapy.
In spinal fractures, a fracture or displacement of a vertebra can cause bone fragments to pinch and harm the spinal nerves or spinal cord. A spinal fracture may occur due to car accidents, sports, falls, gunshots, etc. A fracture in the spine, usually caused by osteoporosis, is generally referred to as a compression fracture. The foremost symptom of spinal compression fractures is back pain. The pain may get worse over time.. Compression fractures are most common in women over 50 years of age because of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is the medical term for low bone density, and it is most common in women over 50, though it can occur in men as well.. Apart from back pain, various other symptoms of spinal compression fractures include:. Severe back pain when you stand or walk but some relief when you lie down. Difficulty in bending or twisting your body. A curved, stooped shape to your spine. Loss of height. Limited spinal mobility. Though most fractures heal with traditional treatment, severe ...
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A vertebral compression fracture (VCF) is a collapse of the vertebral body, the bones that serve as the building blocks of the spine.
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Vertebral compression fractures, usually due to osteoporosis or cancer, can cause significant problems including pain, neurological symptoms, and
Compression fractures (CFs) of the spinal vertebrae can occur in two main varieties: acute and chronic. Acute CFs can occur at any age and can be quite serious, especially if the bony fragments displace into the spinal canal where the spinal cord in located. These most often represent unstable fractures and must be evaluated immediately to ensure that neurological loss is minimized or avoided. But what about the more common chronic type of compression fracture?. Studies show that our bones are most dense when we are about 30 years old. As we enter middle and older age, the bones can weaken, which is a state called osteopenia. The weakened vertebrae can accumulate small cracks, which can compromise their integrity, resulting in a chronic spinal compression fracture. A December 2020 study concluded that surgery is typically only advised when the fracture is unstable or there is neurological loss, a severe collapse, or intense pain-which may only occur in roughly 15-35% of chronic compression ...
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Fig 1. Acute osteopenic compression fracture of the L1 vertebral body simulating metastasis. The mean ADC value of the lesion is 2.8 × 10−4 mm2/s.. A, Sagittal T1-weighted MR image (600/8; section thickness, 5 mm; intersection spacing, 1 mm; FOV, 32 cm; matrix, 512 × 512) shows the lesion as diffusely hypointense (arrow). Typical appearance of benign compression fracture involves the T12 vertebral body, with a bandlike area of abnormal signal intensity (arrowhead).. B, Sagittal T2-weighted fat-suppressed MR image (3000/99; section thickness, 5 mm; intersection spacing, 1 mm; FOV, 32 cm) shows the lesion as hyperintense (arrow). Typical appearance of benign compression fracture involves the T12 vertebral body, with a bandlike area of abnormal signal intensity (arrowhead).. C, Sagittal contrast-enhanced T1-weighted fat-suppressed MR image (416/8.3; section thickness, 5 mm; intersection spacing, 1 mm; FOV, 32 cm) shows the lesion as enhanced (arrow). Typical appearance of benign compression ...
Abbildung 3a-f: 3: Case 1: Vertebral body compression fracture at the twelfth thoracic vertebra, age of fracture 7 days, Grade 1, (a) lateral X-ray, (b) sagittal PDw fs MRT, (c) lateral Xray after treatment, (d f) unilateral augmentation (antero-posterior fluoroscopy): after an initial central cement depot, additional PMMA was applied and finally the anterior margin of the vertebra was well supported. Controlled penetration to the posterior margin. Result: symmetrical distribution of cement, mild anterior reconstruction of height and correction of kyphosis ...
Spine Injury - Compression Fracture of the T12 Vertebral Body. Displays a thoracic vertebra (T12) compression fracture with loss of anterior vertebral body height. Also illustrates the vertebral body fracture in relation to the posterior spinal structures, including the spinal cord and other neural elements.
Compression fractures can be painful. The pain from sudden fractures can be severe and debilitating. Fractures that develop gradually may only cause mild pain. Compression fractures can change your height. You can lose several inches of height over time. These fractures can also cause your spine to bend forward. You may develop a stooped posture and a rounded back. Compression fractures can put pressure on the spinal nerves that travel to the legs. This makes walking difficult. The pressure can also interfere with the function of the bowels and bladder.. ...
If you develop sudden onset of back pain after a fall or even after a bout of coughing you may have developed spinal compression fracture. Dont delay, get eval
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Even if your bones are becoming weaker due to osteoporosis or osteopenia, you likely wont feel it. For most people, the first indication that they are losing bone density is a spinal compression fracture (also known as a vertebral compression fracture or VCF). While bone loss can affect anyone, there are certain risk factors that may make you more susceptible to spinal compression fractures ...
Arthritis injection therapies provide a safe and non-invasive alternative to surgery. With a proper and prompt diagnosis, the treatment of the affected area will typically allow most patients to resume normal activities and return to work in a relatively short period of time. What are the common symptoms of compression fractures?. This trauma may not manifest itself with typical sudden or severe back pain. The symptoms are diverse and progressive. Affected patients suffering with compression fractures experience increasing pain when standing, walking, and with increased activity. Relief from the pain can be found through resting or lying down temporarily. Often there is chronic pain when involved in a lot of bending or twisting motions are used. Additionally, height loss occurs with compression fractures with the collapse of each level of vertebrae. This results in a noticeable shorter stature and a deformity of the spine. The deformity known as Kyphosis creates a curve in the spine commonly ...
A vertebral fracture is a break in one of the bones of the spine. This type of fracture usually occurs when the front part of the bone is squeezed or compressed. They are most common in the bones at the chest level.
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Orthotic braces can be costly and a source of discomfort for patients. Their utility, even after internal fixation of thoracolumbar fractures, is not well unde
Background Data: Although most sacral fractures can be treated conservatively, several surgical options are available for highly unstable fractures. Surgery aims to provide sacral realignment, fixation, and maybe neural decompression with subsequent pain relief and early mobilization. Surgical options are variable depending on the type of fractures and surgeons experience. Spinopelvic fixation is one of the famous surgical procedures. Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of lumbopelvic fixation for the treatment of unstable traumatic spinopelvic sacral fractures. Study Design: Prospective cohort study. Patients and Methods: All patients with unstable spinopelvic sacral fractures excluding those with other types of sacral fractures were recruited for this study. All patients were submitted to lumbopelvic fixation. Patients were evaluated clinically and radiologically, including full lumbar and pelvis X-Ray and 3D MSCT scan at the pre- and postoperative period. Clinical parameters included a
Well for starters: Spondylosis, Kyphosis, and Scolerosis won't effect your ability to do things. I have a hard time believing you have all of those conditions as several of them are contraindictory of eachother. Your not going to lose height from a back problem. Yes, you can become a "hunchback" which is Kyphosis but you won't lose physical height.Pain is caused by a nerve issue. If you injury is that bad, yes traction would be required and no it is not fun. Your injury won't make you a couch potato, however I am not going to give you any advice on what exercises to do. Your doctor needs to be the one for that. I will tell you that whateve...
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Osteoporotic patients can present with either single or multiple fractures secondary to repeated falls and progressive osteoporosis. Multiple fractures often lead to additional spinal deformity and are a sign of more severe osteoporosis. In the thoracic spine, multiple fractures are associated with the development of gradual thoracic kyphosis but neurologic deficits are uncommon. In the lumbar spine, patients with multiple lumbar fractures have more constant lumbar pain, may have symptoms related to concurrent lumbar stenosis or degenerative scoliosis, and may present with radiculopathy, especially with fractures at L4 and L5. In a review of a series of patients with recurrent multiple lumbar fractures or
Conclusions: We recommend an algorithm that favors radiographs with comparison study or acquiring either MRI or bone scan to determine acuity. If these are available, CT scan becomes unnecessary and incurs increased costs and radiation exposure....
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Of 135 patients enrolled, data were available on 118 (64% female, median age 10.8 years) at 12 m. Diagnoses included juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) (23%), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) (36 %), systemic lupus (SLE) and related conditions (18%), systemic vasculitis (14%), and other ( 9%). At 12 m, 7 patients (6%) had 12 incident VFs (3 SLE, 2 JDM, 1 vasculitis, 1 overlap). All incident VFs were new fractures; 5 patients had a single VF, one had 2 VFs and one had 5 VFs. Three patients had mild and 4 had moderate VFs. Nine (75%) of the incident VFs were thoracic and 11 (92%) had wedge morphology. Patients with and without incident VFs were similar for age, gender, pubertal status, disease activity, physical activity, vitamin D/calcium intake and presence of back pain. The decrease in spine aBMD and increase in BMI in the first 6 months was larger in those with incident VFs (Δ spine aBMD Z-score mean -0.8, SD 0.4; Δ BMI Z-score +1.7, SD 1.0) versus those without (Δ spine aBMD Z-score -0.4, ...
The most common form of fracture affecting the spine is the compression fractures. A compression fracture of a spinal bone (vertebra) causes the height of the bone to collapse.. ...
A compression fracture is a type of break in the bones in your back that stack up to form your spine. A compression fracture can cause back pain, limited movement, a decrease in height, and a stopped over posture. It often develops as a result of osteoporosis.
A compression fracture is a type of break in the bones in your back that stack up to form your spine. A compression fracture can cause back pain, limited movement, a decrease in height, and a stopped over posture. It often develops as a result of osteoporosis.
A compression fracture is a type of break in the bones in your back that stack up to form your spine. A compression fracture can cause back pain, limited movement, a decrease in height, and a stopped over posture. It often develops as a result of osteoporosis.
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Authors: Slomka, Noa , Diamant, Idit , Gefen, Amit Article Type: Research Article Abstract: Vertebral compression fractures are a potentially severe injury, which is characteristic to osteoporotic elderly. Despite being a significant healthcare problem, the etiology of compression fractures is not fully understood, and there are no biomechanical models in the literature that describe the development of these fractures based on cancellous bone failure accumulation. The objective of this study was therefore to develop a computational model of tissue-level failure accumulation in vertebral cancellous bone, which …eventually leads to compression fractures. The model predicts the accumulated percentage of broken trabeculae δ in a vertebral region of interest (ROI) over 60 years, by employing Eulers theory for elastic buckling. The accumulated failure δ is calculated as function of the daily activity characteristics and rate of annual bone loss (RABL) with aging. An RABL of unity represents the ...
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