Endplate anatomical restoration may reduce adjacent fracture occurrence when using a new cranio-caudal expandable implant for Vertebral Compression Fracture treatment.

Literature about subsequent adjacent vertebral fractures occurring after VCF treatment has shown that there are fewer subsequent fractures when using balloon kyphoplasty than with non-surgical care. In the same time, a recent biomechanical study has demonstrated the role of the endplate deformity on the disc pressure profile load sharing and then on the adjacent fracture occurrence.

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