Vertebroplasty in the treatment of vertebral metastases: clinical cases and review of the literature.

@article{Brdano2007VertebroplastyIT,
  title={Vertebroplasty in the treatment of vertebral metastases: clinical cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Giovanni Barbanti Br{\`o}dano and Michele Cappuccio and Alessandro Gasbarrini and Stefano Bandiera and F De Salvo and Francesco I. Cosco and Stefano Boriani},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={91-100}
}
Bone metastases are the most common tumours affecting the musculoskeletal system. The most frequently affected area of the skeleton is the spine. The vertebral bodies are reached largely via the bloodstream and neoplastic substitution of the bone tissue causes progressive structural destruction leading to loss of stability and compression of the intracanal nerve structures. The treatment of bone metastases in the spine is different and controversial, mostly because of the wide spectrum of… CONTINUE READING

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