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Management of osteoporotic vertebral fractures

Authors Dionyssiotis Y

Published 28 June 2010 Volume 2010:3 Pages 167—171


Review by Single anonymous peer review

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Yannis Dionyssiotis

Rhodes General Hospital, Rhodes, Greece

Abstract: Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are associated with considerable reduction of quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. The management of patients with vertebral fractures should include treatment for osteoporosis and measures to reduce pain and improve mobility. This article provides information for management and rehabilitation of vertebral fractures based on clinical experience and literature.

Keywords: vertebral fracture, quality of life, rehabilitation, osteoporosis

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