A Unilateral Vertebroplasty Approach Using a Curved Injection Cannula for Directed, Site-specific Vertebral Body Filling

Christopher H. Hunt, David F. Kallmes, Kent R. Thielen

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The present report describes the use of a curved, coaxial infusion cannula that can be applied to facilitate targeted multifocal vertebral body cement injection during vertebroplasty from a single access site. Two representative cases are presented that illustrate the ability of targeted cement deposition and flexible site selection with this technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)553-555
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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