Yang Yimin

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Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) and kyphoplasty (PK) are the 2vertebral augmentation procedures that have emerged as minimally invasive surgical options to treat painful vertebral compression fractures (VCF) during the last 2 decades. VCF may either be osteoporotic or tumor-associated. Two hundred million women are affected by osteoporosis globally.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of treating vertebral compression fractures using an autonomously developed nitinol memory alloy vertebral stent. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thoracolumbar vertebral specimens from adult human cadavers were made into models of compression fractures. The models were divided into group A, which(More)
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