The effectiveness of percutaneous vertebroplasty in the treatment of different aetiology Vertebral Body Fractures.

@article{Kloc2012TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of percutaneous vertebroplasty in the treatment of different aetiology Vertebral Body Fractures.},
  author={Wojciech Kloc and Witold Libionka and Olaf Pierzak and Wieslaw Liczbik and Piotr Beldzinski and Beata Szopa and Marek Roclawski and Rafal Pankowski and Andrzej Smoczyński and Marcin Ceynowa},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2012},
  volume={176},
  pages={
          372-4
        }
}
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty (PV) has gained widespread popularity in the treatment of Vertebral Body Fractures (VBFs). The procedure involves the injection of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) cement into the fractured vertebral body via a needle that is placed percutaneously using either a transpedicular or extrapedicular approach. Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) evaluation is a widespread method of measure of the disease severity and the outcome of the treatment. The subjective feeling of… CONTINUE READING