Kyphoplasty vs. Vertebroplasty


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Bone cement is composed of:

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1. What does 'kypho' in kyphoplasty refer to?

2. A vertebroplasty will NOT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet to answer questions about kyphoplasty vs. vertebroplasty. Find out how much you know about topics like bone cement and what 'kypho' means.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these areas of study:

  • What a vertebroplasty will and will not do
  • Differences between vertebroplasties and kyphoplasties
  • The relative risks of kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how a kyphoplasty works
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the meaning of 'kypho' and what bone cement is made of

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Kyphoplasty vs. Vertebroplasty to learn more about these concepts:

  • What '-plasty-' denotes
  • The meaning of 'vertebro-'
  • What vertebroplasties seek to treat
  • How a kyphoplasty is a variation of a vertebroplasty