Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture pain (back pain): our experience with balloon kyphoplasty.

AIM The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of antalgic and functional results after interdisciplinary approach and treatment of vertebral compression fractures (VCF) with percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty (KP) by the pain medicine specialist. METHODS Between April and December 2004, after informed consent, 13 patients have been… CONTINUE READING