Bone cement vertebroplasty

Case contributed by Mostafa El-Feky


History of backpain and osteolytic lesion of D12.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

D12 vertebral body cement vertebroplasty.

Normal bone density.

Case Discussion

Vertebroplasty is the injection of percutaneous surgical cement through pedicles into vertebral body under radiological guidance, to regain height and strength of a diseased vertebral body. It is used in compression fractures due to osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, hemangioma, or metastasis.

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