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Percutaneous cement discoplasty for the treatment of advanced degenerative disk disease in elderly patients

  • Carlos Sola
  • Gaston Camino Willhuber
  • Gonzalo Kido
  • Matias Pereira Duarte
  • Mariana Bendersky
  • Maximiliano Mereles
  • Matias Petracchi
  • Marcelo Gruenberg
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Abstract

Open image in new window Purpose

The authors describe a percutaneous technique to treat advanced degenerative disk disease in elderly patients.

Method

A step-by-step technical description based on our experience in selected cases.

Result

Postoperative imaging results are presented as well as indications and recommendations.

Conclusion

Percutaneous discoplasty can result as an alternative minimal invasive strategy for the treatment of advanced degenerative disk disease.

Keywords

Percutaneous discoplasty Cement bone spacer Minimally invasive technique 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no competing financial interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Orthopaedic and Traumatology DepartmentInstitute of Orthopedics “Carlos E. Ottolenghi”, Hospital Italiano de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.III Normal Anatomy Department, School of MedicineUniversity of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Intraoperative Monitoring, Pediatric Neurology DepartmentItalian Hospital of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina

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