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Using a Balloon to Repair a Broken Back

Back Pain May Be Inherited

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) — A minimally-invasive procedure called kyphoplasty reduces disability and back pain for people with acute vertebral fractures, according to researchers who studied 300 patients at 21 sites in eight European countries. In kyphoplasty, a balloon is inserted to restore the fractured vertebra to its proper …

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