Kyphoplasty Versus Vertebroplasty: Restoration of Vertebral Body Height and Correction of Kyphotic Deformity With Special Attention to the Shape of the Fractured Vertebrae
Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques, 07/31/2012
Kim KH et al. – kyphoplasty (KP) has a significant advantage over vertebroplasty (VP) in terms of kyphosis correction, vertebral height restoration, and cement leakage prevention. KP has an obvious advantage in terms of middle vertebral height restoration and cement leakage prevention, especially for V–shape compression fractures.