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Kyphoplasty
Donald V. La Barge, III, MD, MBA
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Pre-Procedure

      • Procedure

        • Post-Procedure

          • Outcomes

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Balloon kyphoplasty (BK)
              • Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
            • Synonyms

              • Balloon kyphoplasty
            • Definitions

              • Vertebral fracture reduction via bipedicular balloon inflation followed by PMMA cement augmentation

            PRE-PROCEDURE

            • Indications

              • Contraindications

                • Getting Started

                  PROCEDURE

                  • Patient Position/Location

                    • Equipment Preparation

                      • Procedure Steps

                        • Findings and Reporting

                          • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                            POST-PROCEDURE

                            • Expected Outcome

                              • Things to Do

                                • Things to Avoid

                                  OUTCOMES

                                  • Problems

                                    • Complications

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Chen WJ et al: Impact of cement leakage into disks on the development of adjacent vertebral compression fractures. J Spinal Disord Tech. 23(1):35-9, 2010
                                      2. Luo J et al: Is kyphoplasty better than vertebroplasty in restoring normal mechanical function to an injured spine? Bone. 46(4):1050-7, 2010
                                      3. Saliou G et al: Balloon-related complications and technical failures in kyphoplasty for vertebral fractures. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 31(1):175-9, 2010
                                      4. Santiago FR et al: Pain and functional outcome after vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty. A comparative study. Eur J Radiol. 75(2):e108-13, 2010
                                      5. Bouza C et al: Efficacy and safety of balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a systematic review. Eur Spine J. 15(7):1050-67, 2006
                                      6. Masala S et al: Kyphoplasty: indications, contraindications and technique. Radiol Med. 110(1-2):97-105, 2005
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Pre-Procedure

                                          • Procedure

                                            • Post-Procedure

                                              • Outcomes

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Abbreviations

                                                  • Balloon kyphoplasty (BK)
                                                  • Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Balloon kyphoplasty
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Vertebral fracture reduction via bipedicular balloon inflation followed by PMMA cement augmentation

                                                PRE-PROCEDURE

                                                • Indications

                                                  • Contraindications

                                                    • Getting Started

                                                      PROCEDURE

                                                      • Patient Position/Location

                                                        • Equipment Preparation

                                                          • Procedure Steps

                                                            • Findings and Reporting

                                                              • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                                                                POST-PROCEDURE

                                                                • Expected Outcome

                                                                  • Things to Do

                                                                    • Things to Avoid

                                                                      OUTCOMES

                                                                      • Problems

                                                                        • Complications

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Chen WJ et al: Impact of cement leakage into disks on the development of adjacent vertebral compression fractures. J Spinal Disord Tech. 23(1):35-9, 2010
                                                                          2. Luo J et al: Is kyphoplasty better than vertebroplasty in restoring normal mechanical function to an injured spine? Bone. 46(4):1050-7, 2010
                                                                          3. Saliou G et al: Balloon-related complications and technical failures in kyphoplasty for vertebral fractures. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 31(1):175-9, 2010
                                                                          4. Santiago FR et al: Pain and functional outcome after vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty. A comparative study. Eur J Radiol. 75(2):e108-13, 2010
                                                                          5. Bouza C et al: Efficacy and safety of balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a systematic review. Eur Spine J. 15(7):1050-67, 2006
                                                                          6. Masala S et al: Kyphoplasty: indications, contraindications and technique. Radiol Med. 110(1-2):97-105, 2005