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From: Analysis of risk factors related to the re-fracture of adjacent vertebral body after PKP

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Association between degenerative scoliosis and re-fracture. A, 78-year-old, female patient, primary diagnosis: osteoporotic L1 vertebral compression fracture (2016-11-18), lumbar degenerative scoliosis. 2a, b. The X-ray film of the anterior and lateral position of the lumbar spine showed L1 vertebral compression fracture and degenerative scoliosis before the operation; 2c, d: the X-ray film of the anterior and lateral position of the lumbar spine reexamined 2 months after the operation indicated that the bone cement in the L1 vertebral body was in place; 2e, 2f PKP was performed again 6 months after the operation due to compression fracture of the T12 vertebral body, and the X-ray film of the anterior and lateral position of the lumbar spine reexamined that the bone cement was well distributed; 2g, h PKP was performed again in the first half of the year because of compression fracture of thoracic vertebrae 10 and 11. After the operation, the X-ray plain film of lumbar vertebrae showed that bone cement was in place

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