Bone health

Vertebroplasty takes first step towards MBS comeback

A controversial procedure used for osteoporotic spinal fractures is about to make its first major step towards relisting on the MBS. The Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia (IRSA) has made an application to the Medicare Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) to secure MBS funding for “vertebroplasty for severely painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures of less than 6 ...

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