Kyphoplasty

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ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS, STRUCTURED TREATMENT

Kyphoplasty is a newer development from vertebroplasty. The most commonly performed type is known as balloon kyphoplasty. The main difference to vertebroplasty is that this procedure has the ability to correct and restore vertebral height and thus spinal alignment and sagittal profile.

KYPHOPLASTY ANIMATION

Executed properly, kyphoplasty is a very powerful tool to restore vertebral height after a pathological fracture in which the vertebra is collapsed.

SUMMARY:

 

Aims of vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty:

 

Alleviate Pain

Prevent further deformity

Stabilize

Early Mobilisation and Accelerated Rehabilitation

Prevent development of neurological deficit

Prevent further disability

Prevent development of vicious cycle