267 695

Cited 0 times in

The Effectiveness of Osteoplasty System (Vertebroplasty using Large Cannula-low Pressure Delivery System) in Compression Fracture and other Spinal Pathology

 Jeong-Han Kang  ;  Sung Uk Kuh  ;  Zun-Zae Shin  ;  Yong-Eun Cho  ;  Young Sul Yoon  ;  Dong-Kyu Chin 
 Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society (대한신경외과학회지), Vol.38(4) : 259-264, 2005 
Journal Title
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society(대한신경외과학회지)
Issue Date
Osteoplasty ; Spinal metastasis ; Compression fracture ; Bone biopsy ; Vertebroplasty
Osteoplasty ; Spinal metastasis ; Compression fracture ; Bone biopsy ; Vertebroplasty
Objective:The vertebroplasty is an excellent procedure in spine compression fracture, but there are some problems such as cement leakage and difficulties in bone biopsy. Recently, the osteoplasty system is developed to solve these problems, so we will report the usefulness of the osteoplasty system.

Methods : From January 2003 to November 2003, there are 9patients with simple osteoporotic spine compression fracture, 2 compression fracture patients combined with suspicious spinal metastasis, 1patient with suspicious primary bone tumor, and 2patient with infection on spine. All patients were treated using the osteoplasty system.

Results : All 11 compression fracture patients were relived the back pain after the osteoplasty and there is no complication. The bone biopsies in 3 suspicious cancer patients were also effectively performed using the osteoplasty system; negative result in 2patients and positive result in 1patient. The culture result of spontaneous discitis was no growth for 48hours. The spine tuberculosis was confirm using the osteoplasty system.

Conclusion : The osteoplasty system has distinguished advantages in comparison with the vertebroplasty. That is, the risk of cement leakage is lower than vertebroplasty because of low pressure delivery system. And we can obtain the specimen effectively in bone biopsy because of large cannula. In conclusion, we emphasize that the osteoplasty system is a more useful procedure in spine compression fracture especially in the patient needed bone biopsy for diagnosis.
Files in This Item:
T200501318.pdf Download
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Neurosurgery (신경외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kuh, Sung Uk(구성욱) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2566-3209
Shin, Jun Jae(신준재) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1503-6343
Yoon, Young Sul(윤영설)
Cho, Yong Eun(조용은) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9815-2720
Chin, Dong Kyu(진동규) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9835-9294
사서에게 알리기


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.