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Balloon kyphoplasy: why not fill with ones own bone marrow rather than cement?

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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery

In brief: Bone marrow

The kyphoplasty is used as a space expander, using native bone marrow does not work in that it cannot expand the space that has collapsed.

In brief: Bone marrow

The kyphoplasty is used as a space expander, using native bone marrow does not work in that it cannot expand the space that has collapsed.
Dr. James Goodrich
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