Percutaneous Sacroplasty for Painful Bone Metastases: A Case Report.
Ache Pract. 2017 Sep;17(7):945-951
Authors: Yoong J, Chandra RV, William L, Franco M, Goldschlager T, Runacres F, Poon P
INTRODUCTION: The incidence of bone metastases is widespread in sufferers with superior most cancers. The literature helps percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty as minimally invasive procedures to alleviate ache and enhance high quality of life for chosen sufferers with disabling ache from pathological vertebral fractures secondary to bone metastases.
CASE: We describe a case of a 71-year-old affected person with castrate-resistant metastatic prostate most cancers who underwent sacroplasty for painful sacral metastases. The affected person had beforehand been handled with maximally tolerated analgesics and anticancer therapies together with systemic anticancer therapies and native radiotherapy. After sacroplasty, he skilled important ache discount and enchancment in mobility and performance.
CONCLUSION: This case and up to date literature display constructive outcomes of sacroplasty when it comes to ache discount and improved mobility. Additional analysis is warranted to ascertain the position of such minimally invasive percutaneous procedures for ache administration in most cancers sufferers.
PMID: 27910200 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]