Glossary beginning with V
Das Vokabular enthält alle Fachbegriffe, die im Glossar erklärt werden.
- vertebral body fracture
- A fracture of the vertebral body due to an accident or as a result of degenerative phenomena such as osteoporosis.
- vertebral discs
- The “buffers” between the vertebrae. These consist of a soft gelatinous core and an outer fibrocartilage ring (annulus fibrosus).
- A procedure in which bone cement is injected into an unstable or collapsed vertebra.