Extreme vertebroplasty: Techniques for treating difficult lesions

John D. Barr, John M. Mathis

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Abstract

For most patients, the standard techniques for performing percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) work very well. However, for patients with malignant disease causing severe cortical destruction, the usual techniques may be associated with a high incidence of cement extravasation and complications. Osteoporotic patients presenting with very severe vertebral body compression are also a treatment challenge. Certain modifications of the usual techniques may provide a better treatment for both of these types of patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPercutaneous Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages185-196
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)0387290788, 9780387290782
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

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Barr, J. D., & Mathis, J. M. (2006). Extreme vertebroplasty: Techniques for treating difficult lesions. In Percutaneous Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty (pp. 185-196). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-36083-2_11