Percutaneous vertebroplasty in benign and malignant disease.

  title={Percutaneous vertebroplasty in benign and malignant disease.},
  author={Kathleen M. Murphy and Herv{\'e} Deramond},
  journal={Neuroimaging clinics of North America},
  volume={10 3},
Based on experience, published data, and published series, the authors recommend the use of vertebroplasty for painful destructive vertebral lesions. In the authors' opinion, the greatest difficulty lies in denying the treatment to patients with advanced metastatic disease, where other surgical or medical treatments may have greater morbidity and mortality. The few complications reported have been related to excessive PMMA injection, underlining the need for excellent imaging conditions to… CONTINUE READING

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