Sample Name: Vertebroplasty
Description: Unilateral transpedicular T11 vertebroplasty.
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PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: T11 compression fracture with intractable pain.
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: T11 compression fracture with intractable pain.
OPERATION PERFORMED: Unilateral transpedicular T11 vertebroplasty.
ANESTHESIA: Local with IV sedation.
At this point, as the needle was slowly withdrawn under lateral fluoroscopic images, visualization was maintained to ensure that none of the cement was withdrawn posteriorly into the epidural space. Once the needle was withdrawn safely pressure was held over the site for three minutes. There were no complications. The patient was taken back to the recovery area in stable condition and kept flat for one hour. Should be followed up the next morning.
Keywords: orthopedic, transpedicular, vertebroplasty, fluoroscopic views, fluoroscopic images, epidural space, compression fracture, vertebral body, compression, pedicle, fluoroscopic, vertebral, needle,