Percutaneous vertebroplasty at C2: case report of a patient with multiple myeloma and a literature review

@article{RodriguezCatarino2006PercutaneousVA,
  title={Percutaneous vertebroplasty at C2: case report of a patient with multiple myeloma and a literature review},
  author={Miriam Rodriguez-Catarino and Cecilie Hveding Blimark and J. Douglas Willen and Ulf-H Mellqvist and Stig R{\"o}djer},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={242-249}
}
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) of the axis is a challenging procedure which may be performed by a percutaneous or a transoral approach. There are few reports of PVP at the C2 level. We report a case of unstable C2 fracture treated with the percutaneous approach. The fracture was the first manifestation of multiple myeloma in a previously healthy 47-year… CONTINUE READING