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Balloon Kyphoplasty

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Garfin SR, Buckley RA, Ledlie J; Balloon Kyphoplasty Outcomes Group. Balloon kyphoplasty for symptomatic vertebral body compression fractures results in rapid, significant, and sustained improvements in back pain, function, and quality of life for elderly patients. Spine. 2006 Sep 1;31(19):2213-20

Ledlie JT; Renfro MB. Kyphoplasty treatment of vertebral fractures: 2-year outcomes show sustained benefits. Spine. 2006 Jan 1;31(1):57-64

Coumans J-VC, Reinhardt M-K, Lieberman I (2003) Kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures: 1-year clinical outcomes from a prospective study. J Neurosurg (Spine 1) 99:44-50

Crandall D, et al. (2004) Acute versus chronic vertebral compression fractures treated with kyphoplasty: Early results. Spine J 4(4):418-424

Dudeney S, Lieberman IH, Reinhardt M-K, Hussein M. Kyphoplasty in the Treatment of Osteolytic Vertebral Compression Fractures as a Result of Multiple Myeloma. J Clin Oncol 20:2382-2387; 2002.

M. Komp, S. Ruetten, G. Godolias Minimally invasive Therapy for Functionally Unstable Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture by Means of Kyphoplasty: Prospective Comparative Study of 19 Surgically and 17 Conservatively Treated Patients. J Miner Stoffwechs 2004: 11 (Suppl 1): 13-15

Ledlie J, Renfro M (2003) Balloon Kyphoplasty: One-year outcomes in vertebral body height restoration, chronic pain, and activity levels. J Neurosurg (Spine 1)98:36-42

Lieberman IH, Dudeney S, Reinhardt M-K, et al. (2001) Initial outcome and efficacy of "kyphoplasty" in the treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Spine 26:1631-1638

Phillips F, Campbell-Hupp M, McNally T, et al. (2003) Early radiographic and clinical results of Balloon Kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Spine 28:2260-2265

Rhyne A, et al.(2004) Kyphoplasty: Report of eighty-two thoracolumbar osteoporotic vertebral fractures. J Orthop Trauma 18(5): 294-299

Theodorou DJ, Theodorou SJ, Duncan TD, Garfin SR, Wong WH. Percutaneous Balloon Kyphoplasty for the correction of spinal deformity in painful vertebral body compression fractures. Clin Imaging. 2002 Jan-Feb;26(1):1-5

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