Balloon KyphoplastyThe London Spine Unit : innovative spinal hospital in UKPublished article Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty is a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of elder patient with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.Balloon Kyphoplasty Expert. Best Spinal Surgeon UKThe London Spine Unit is a specialist clinic for Balloon Kyphoplasty as Day Surgery.
Case: A patient with a history of falling from a height of 8 months duration visited our pain clinic. Opioids and anti-inflammatory analgesics were administered together with physical therapy and facet joint injections with no improvement. Radiological examination of the patient showed collapse fracture of L2 and L4 vertebrae on top of severe osteoporosis. Kyphoplasty was performed at the level of L2 vertebrae followed by 50% relieve in her pain (VAS score reduction from 8 to 3) and hence she was capable to resume her daily activities.
Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty is a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of elder patient with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.
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