| Home | E-Submission | Sitemap | Editorial Office |  
top_img
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 43(4); 2008 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2008;43(4): 212-214.
doi: https://doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2008.43.4.212
Delayed Bone Cement Displacement Following Balloon Kyphoplasty.
Hee Sun Wang, Hyeun Sung Kim, Chang Il Ju, Seok Won Kim
1Department of Neurosurgery, Mokpo Hankook Hospital, Mokpo, Korea.
2Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea. chosunns@hanmail.net
ABSTRACT
We report a rare case of delayed cement displacement after balloon kyphoplasty in patient with Kummell's desease. A 78-year-old woman with Kummell's desease at T12 level received percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty. Two months after surgery, the patient complained of progressive severe back pain. Computed tomographic scans revealed a breakdown of the anterior cortex and anterior displacement of bone cement. Although this complication is very rare, it is likely to occur in treatment of Kummell's desease accompanying anterior cortical defect.
TOOLS
PDF Links  PDF Links
Full text via DOI  Full text via DOI
Download Citation  Download Citation
CrossRef TDM  CrossRef TDM
  E-Mail
Share:      
METRICS
16
Crossref
20
Scopus
1,571
View
44
Download
Related article
Editorial Office
#402, 27 Chilparo, Jung-gu, Seoul 04511, Korea
TEL: +82-2-525-7552   FAX: +82-2-525-7554   E-mail: kns61@neurosurgery.or.kr
About |  Browse Articles |  Current Issue |  For Authors and Reviewers
Copyright © Korean Neurosurgical Society. All rights reserved.                 Developed in M2PI
Close layer
prev next