World J Surg Oncol 2022 Apr 7;20(1):112. Epub 2022 Apr 7.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, 400016, People's Republic of China.
Objective: The objective of this research was to investigate the risk factors of cement leakage in patients with metastatic spine tumors following percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP).
Methods: Sixty-four patients with 113 vertebrae were retrospectively reviewed. Various clinical indexes, including age, sex, body mass index (BMI), smoking history, drinking history, chemotherapy history, radiotherapy history, primary cancer, location, other metastases, collapse, posterior wall defects, the laterality of injection, and the injected cement volume were analyzed as potential risk factors. Read More