De QH Tran, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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ORIF of vertebral fracture

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Vertebral fractures can be pathologic (metastatic cancer), degenerative (osteoporosis), or traumatic (motor vehicle accident, fall, sports, gunshot). The most common sources for spinal metastatic disease are lung, breast, gastrointestinal, and prostate cancers. In osteoporotic patients, vertebral fractures occur twice as often as fractures of other bones…

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