Comparison between Balloon Kyphoplasty and Short Segmental Fixation Combined with Vertebroplasty in the Treatment of Kümmell's Disease.

@article{Chen2015ComparisonBB,
  title={Comparison between Balloon Kyphoplasty and Short Segmental Fixation Combined with Vertebroplasty in the Treatment of K{\"u}mmell's Disease.},
  author={Liang Chen and Renbin Dong and Yong Gu and Yu Feng},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={373-81}
}
BACKGROUND Kümmell's disease is a clinical syndrome characterized by a minor spinal trauma with a symptom-free period from months to years, followed by progressive painful kyphosis. Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty have been introduced to treat Kümmell's disease, and obtained good clinical results. Recently, delayed cement displacement was reported for Kümmell's disease treated by cement augmentation alone. Some authors recommended internal fixation combined with cement injection for this… CONTINUE READING
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