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).
vertebroplasty
A procedure in which bone cement is injected into an unstable or collapsed vertebra.