Percutaneous pedicle screw placement into a spinal segment previously treated with vertebroplasty: Technical note

Joanna E. Gernsback, Michael Y. Wang

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Abstract

Vertebral augmentation with cement has become a common procedure for the treatment of compression fractures, leading to a growing population who have had this procedure and are now in need of another spinal surgery. This technical note reports an undescribed method for placing pedicle screws through a previously cemented level.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)786-791
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery: Spine
Volume24
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fracture
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Minimally invasive
  • Pedicle screw
  • Percutaneous
  • Technique
  • Vertebroplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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