Balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of pathological vertebral compressive fractures

@article{Gaitanis2004BalloonKF,
  title={Balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of pathological vertebral compressive fractures},
  author={Ioannis N. Gaitanis and Alexander G. Hadjipavlou and Pavlos G. Katonis and Michael N. Tzermiadianos and Dritan S Pasku and Avinash G Patwardhan},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={250-260}
}
Previous clinical studies have shown the safety and effectiveness of balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of pathological vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). However, they have not dealt with the impact of relatively common comorbid conditions in this age group, such as spinal stenosis, and they have not explicitly addressed the use of imaging as a… CONTINUE READING