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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Stoffel, M; Wolf, I; Ringel, F; Stüer, C; Urbach, H; Meyer, B 
Titel:
Treatment of painful osteoporotic compression and burst fractures using kyphoplasty: a prospective observational design. 
Abstract:
OBJECT: The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that kyphoplasty is an effective treatment in painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures, even with involvement of the posterior cortical wall. METHODS: Between December 2001 and May 2004, 74 consecutive patients were treated with kyphoplasty for 118 painful osteoporotic compression (38%) or burst (62%) fractures. Additional decompression of the spinal canal was performed in six patients, internal fixation in three. Data were collected in a...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
J Neurosurg Spine 
Jahr:
2007 
Band / Volume:
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
313-9 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1547-5654 
TUM Einrichtung:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik