Balloon KyphoplastyThe London Spine Unit : most established spine centre in the worldPublished articleThis report describes a case involving a balloon kyphoplasty bone tamp becoming lodged inside the vertebral body and unable to be withdrawn, the first report of its kind in the literature. A board certified interventional pain management physician was performing a balloon kyphoplasty for an L3 osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture using a bipedicular approach with two bone tamps. Cannulation and cavity formation were completed without complication; however, upon removal of the balloons it…Balloon Kyphoplasty Expert. Best Spinal Surgeon UKThe London Spine Unit is a specialist clinic for Balloon Kyphoplasty as Day Surgery.
Keywords: balloon; bone tamp; cement extravasation; compression fracture; kyphoplasty; osteoporosis; spine.
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