Kyphoplasty

Known as: Balloon Vertebroplasty, Med: Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty, Balloon 
A procedure with the intent of expanding a collapsed vertebra. A surgical instrument is introduced into the spine with a balloon that is inflated to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Non-randomised trials have reported benefits of kyphoplasty in patients with cancer and vertebral compression… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Balloon kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of painful vertebral fractures, which is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Bone pain and spinal axial deformity are major concerns in aged patients suffering from osteoporotic vertebral compression… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY DESIGN A prospective radiographic analysis of deformity correction during the balloon kyphoplasty procedure. OBJECTIVE To… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE During recent years, the benefits of balloon kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty have been frequently discussed for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Previous clinical studies have shown the safety and effectiveness of balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of pathological… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED This study investigates the effects of kyphoplasty on pain and mobility in patients with osteoporosis and painful… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
As many as 70% of patients with cancer and multiple myeloma initially present with osteolytic involvement of the spine. These… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Cement reinforcement for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral fractures is efficient mean with high success in pain release… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Vertebral body compression fractures can cause chronic pain and may result in progressive kyphosis. Although vertebroplasty has… (More)
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