Kyphoplasty is an operational procedure which is intended to stop pain caused due to spinal fracture, to preserve the bone and restore some or all of the lost vertebral body height.Just like Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty procedure involves injecting a distinctive cement into the victims vertebrae including the extra step of building space for the treatment with a balloon device called balloon vertebroplasty. Kyphoplasty can repair a damaged vertebra’s height and may also relieve pain.
Your physician might suggest kyphoplasty for cancer-damaged vertebrae or certain spinal fractures. it is also suggested when there is the weakening of the bones i.e. osteoporosis which causes the vertebrae to contract or collapse, causing pain or a hunched posture.
The risks associated with Kyphoplasty include:
- Increased Back Pain
- Numbness Or Weakness Because Of Nerve Injury
- Cement Leaking Out Of Position