Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty with the patient under intravenous analgesia and sedation: a feasibility study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of malignant or osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures, normally performed with the patient under general anesthesia. This may cause a therapeutic dilemma because these patients often have a very high risk for general anesthesia due to concomitant diseases. The aim… (More)
DOI: 10.3174/ajnr.A2345

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@article{Mohr2011PercutaneousBK, title={Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty with the patient under intravenous analgesia and sedation: a feasibility study.}, author={Michelle Mohr and D Pillich and Michael Kirsch and J U Mueller and Steffen Kristian Fleck and Norbert Hosten and Soenke Langner}, journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology}, year={2011}, volume={32 4}, pages={649-53} }