Coblation for metastatic vertebral disease.
Cryoablation and cementoplasty of a pathologic fracture in the sternum.
(10/11)A 49-year-old man with metastatic melanoma and pathologic fracture of the sternum was deemed to be a poor candidate for general anaesthesia. He suffered severe pain and range of motion limitation that did not respond to narcotic therapy. Ultimately, the lesion was managed with computed tomography-guided cryoablation and subsequent cementoplasty, and saw good initial clinical results. (+info)
Percutaneous vertebroplasty in adult degenerative scoliosis for spine support: study for pain evaluation and mobility improvement.