Tag: kyphoplasty

Vertebral augmentation surgeries demonstrate positive clinical outcomes for cancer-related spinal compression...

Vertebral augmentation surgeries—such as vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty—for the treatment of cancer-related spinal compression fractures are associated with statistically significant positive outcomes, particularly when compared to nonsurgical...
vertebroplasty

Response: The ASBMR taskforce report is “dangerous” and “shameful”

A recent taskforce report charged by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) concluded that current evidence does not support the routine...
vertebroplasty

“No further trials of vertebroplasty should be performed”, report concludes

Current evidence does not support the use of vertebroplasty for the treatment of pain from vertebral fractures, concludes a recent task force report charged...

Percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: current status, new developments and old controversies

Dimitri Filippiadis and Alexis Kelekis (both Department of Radiology II, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece) here detail the history and future of percutaneous vertebroplasty...

Vertebral augmentation significantly reduces pain in patients with cervical spinal metastases

Rafael De la Garza-Ramos (Monterrey, Mexico, currently resident at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, USA) and others report in the International Journal of Spine Surgery...