Items Tagged ‘vertebroplasty’

June 10, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Pioneer Press John Noseworthy: Telemedicine will increase access to care, […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC News, acute coronary syndrome, adjuvant chemotherapy, allergy season, Amber Kohnhorst, AMEInfo, American Cancer Society, Amy Davis, Aneurysm, AOL, Arizona Daily Star


August 24, 2009

Cutting question

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Recent studies have challenged the effectiveness of a popular kind of back surgery, yet many patients – and their doctors – say vertebroplasty works.   The minimally invasive surgery, known as vertebroplasty, is under scrutiny after two recent studies in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded the popular treatment to ease pain from back […]

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Tags: osteoporosis, vertebroplasty


August 6, 2009

August 6: Study Results Raise Questions About Vertebroplasty

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Studies Question Using Cement for Spine Injuries Two new studies cast serious doubt on a widely used and expensive treatment for painful fractures in the spine…I’m going to be the most reviled radiologist on the planet,” said Dr. David F. Kallmes, the first author of one of the studies and a professor of radiology at […]

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Tags: osteoporotic, Research, spine, vertebroplasty


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