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A procedure similar to vertebroplasty (nonsurgical method for the repair of vertebral fractures and compression due to osteoporosis), but with the intent of expanding the collapsed vertebra.

Like vertebroplasty, the use of kyphoplasty to treat osteoporotic compression fractures in patients where conservative treatment has failed is relatively recent.

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