Vertebroplasty is a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy used to relieve pain from a vertebral body fracture through percutaneous injection of a cement
Percutaneous vertebroplasty is indicated for
painful osteoporotic complicated by vertebral fracture
neoplastic vertebral compression fractures refractory to medical therapy as palliative treatment that typically provides immediate analgesia
Vertebral hemangioma in severe focal spinal pain with radiologically unaggressive vertebral (body) hemangioma.
-Active osteomyelitis of the target vertebra
•Bone cernent (French or Italian origin)
•Bone biopsy needle
• With 3ml syringe
•10 ml syringe.
- Allergy to vertebroplasty cement or opacifying agent
- Significant central canal narrowing from retropulsion of bony fragment or
- Ongoing systemic infection
- Myelopathy or radiculopathy from fracture level