Biomechanical characteristics of cement/gelatin mixture for prevention of cement leakage in vertebral augmentation.

TitleBiomechanical characteristics of cement/gelatin mixture for prevention of cement leakage in vertebral augmentation.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMeng B, Qian M, Xia S-X, Yang H-L, Luo Z-P
JournalEuropean spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society
Volume22
Issue10
Pagination2249-55
Date Published2013 Oct
Abstract

This study evaluated whether or not the addition of gelatin micro-particles into the polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) could reduce cement infiltration in cancellous bone of vertebra.

DOI10.1007/s00586-013-2886-2
Alternate JournalEur Spine J