Intravertebral polymethylmethacrylate augmentation of anterior cervical discectomy fusion and plating in the setting of osteoporosis.

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STUDY DESIGN Case report and review of the literature. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe a novel approach for anterior cervical fixation, which uses cement augmentation in a patient with osteoporosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Osteoporotic bone presents a challenge for the treating spine surgeon, and techniques to overcome the difficulty… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000052

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@article{Oppenlander2014IntravertebralPA, title={Intravertebral polymethylmethacrylate augmentation of anterior cervical discectomy fusion and plating in the setting of osteoporosis.}, author={Mark E. Oppenlander and Robert B Bina and Laura A. Snyder and Curtis A. Dickman}, journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques}, year={2014}, volume={27 3}, pages={185-8} }