Injectable bone cements for use in vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: state-of-the-art review.

@article{Lewis2006InjectableBC,
  title={Injectable bone cements for use in vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: state-of-the-art review.},
  author={Gladius Lewis},
  journal={Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials},
  year={2006},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={456-68}
}
  • Gladius Lewis
  • Published 2006 in
    Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B…
Vertebroplasty (VP) and kyphoplasty (KP) are minimally invasive surgical procedures that have recently been introduced for the medical management of osteoporosis-induced vertebral compression fractures. The aim of VP is to stabilize the fractured vertebral body, while the goals of KP are to stabilize the fractured vertebral body and to restore its height to as near its prefracture level as possible. Both procedures involve injection of the setting dough of an injectable bone cement (IBC) into… CONTINUE READING