Bone Club Conference

Vertebral Body Compression Fractures



Date
February 4, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Peter C. Gerszten, MD, MPH, FACS
Peter E. Sheptak Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location
1195 BSTWR Conference Room
Category
School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

1. To understand the clinical implications of vertebral body compression fractures.

2. To understand the treatment options for vertebral body compression fractures.

3. To gain an understanding of the current literature that supports the procedure of percutaneous cement augmentation for vertebral body compression fractures.