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Orthopade. 2016 Sep;45(9):755-9. doi: 10.1007/s00132-016-3315-0.

[Cement augmentation of pedicle screws : Pros and cons].

[Article in German]

Author information

1
Zentrum für Wirbelsäulentherapie, Schön Klinik Nürnberg Fürth, Europa-Allee 1, 90763, Fürth, Deutschland. kschnake@schoen-kliniken.de.
2
Wirbelsäulenchirurgie und Traumatologie, Orthopädische Fachklinik Schwarzach, Dekan-Graf-Straße 2-6, 94374, Schwarzach, Deutschland.
3
Orthopädische Klinik II - Wirbelsäulenchirurgie, St. Franziskus-Hospital, Hohenzollernring 72, 48145, Münster, Deutschland.

Abstract

Cement augmentation of pedicle screws biomechanically increases screw purchase in the bone. However, clinical complications may occur. The pros and cons of the technique are discussed from different clinical perspectives.

KEYWORDS:

Adult deformities; Bone cement; Complications; Pedicle screws; Spinal fractures

PMID:
27514827
DOI:
10.1007/s00132-016-3315-0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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