TITLE

Acute Paraplegia After Vertebroplasty Caused by Epidural Hemorrhage

AUTHOR(S)
Birkenmaier, Christof; Seitz, Sebastian; Wegener, Bernd; Glaser, Christian; Ruge, Maximilian I.; von Liebe, Alessandro; von Schulze Pellengahr, Christoph
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 8, p1827
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents the clinical case of the eighty-two-year old woman with intractable back pain. The patient has undergone multiple vertebral fractures due to the diagnosis of osteoporosis. She was medicated with outpatient therapy and a variety of orally administered analgesics like opioids and oral alendronate, however, she was still immobilized because of pain. Furthermore, the clinical result of this case does not reveal a clear single cause for the complication.
ACCESSION #
26180973

 

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