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When considering the options for vertebral compression fracture (VCF) treatment, the patient and the physician need to play a key role. For suspected VCFs, review the Clinical Care Pathway for guidance from a multispecialty expert panel. Once you’ve determined that interventional treatment is appropriate, Medtronic has options to meet both patient and physician needs.
Balloon kyphoplasty involves the insertion of inflatable bone taps to restore vertebral height and to create a void in the vertebral body.SEE THE PROCEDURE
Vertebroplasty uses a small gauge osteo introducer to percutaneously access the vertebral body and inject bone cement into the fractured vertebra.GET THE DETAILS
Sacroplasty is a variation of vertebroplasty that involves injecting bone cement into the sacrum to treat sacral insufficiency fractures.LEARN HOW IT WORKS