Percutaneous sacroplasty for the treatment of sacral insufficiency fractures

Carina L. Butler, Curtis A. Given, Steven J. Michel, Phillip A. Tibbs

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to illustrate the effectiveness and utility of percutaneous sacroplasty in the treatment of sacral insufficiency fractures. We also outline the technical considerations in performing the procedure. CONCLUSION. Percutaneous sacroplasty is an effective treatment for sacral insufficiency fractures. Most patients experience significant relief within the first 48 hr.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1956-1959
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume184
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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