No significant difference in cement leakage between radiofrequency & balloon kyphoplasty
Clinical Relevance of Cement Leakage after Radiofrequency Kyphoplasty vs. Balloon Kyphoplasty: A Prospective Randomised StudyZ Orthop Unfall. 2016 Aug;154(4):370-6
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100 patients with thoracolumbar vertebral fracture were randomized to either radiofrequency kyphoplasty or balloon kyphoplasty. The purpose of this study was to compare the rate of cement leakage between the two groups. Postoperative leakage observed on imaging did not significantly differ between groups. Two cases, one in each group, demonstrated intravasal cement leakage into the vena cava infer...
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