Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: a comprehensive review.

@article{Burton2005VertebroplastyAK,
  title={Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: a comprehensive review.},
  author={Allen Wade Burton and Laurence D Rhines and Ehud Mendel},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={e1}
}
Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are relatively new techniques used to treat painful vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). Vertebroplasty is the injection of bone cement, generally polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), into a vertebral body (VB). Kyphoplasty is the placement of balloons (called "tamps") into the VB, followed by an inflation/deflation sequence to create a cavity prior to the cement injection. These procedures are most often performed in a percutaneous fashion on an outpatient (or… CONTINUE READING

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