POST-OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT FOR PATIENT WITH VERTIBROPLASTY- A CASE REPORT

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Dr Revati Kanade
Dr Shrikant Sant
Ankit Patil
Latika Lokhande

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INTRODUCTION- Many lumbar fractures are caused by osteoporosis, especially in postmenopausal women. A lumbar compression fracture, whether brought on by trauma or osteoporosis, is a dangerous condition. We report the case of a patient who underwent vertebroplasty for a burst compression fracture at L1 and L5, and who was treated according to a predetermined protocol for patients undergoing post-operative spine rehab—kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty treatment guidelines.


CASE PRESENTATION- A 78-year-old woman complained of acute, escalating low back pain that did not go away with rest or medicine for the previous two months. The patient also experienced tingling and numbness in the affected area. An MRI and X-ray were recommended for the patient, and the results showed multiple grade 3 III fractures of L1 and L5, grade II anterolisthesis of L5 over S1, and a complete fracture of D12.


CONCLUSION- There were numerous benefits to the vertebroplasty treatment protocol, which was also proven to be helpful in treating patients. Although the approach is less well-known, the results show that it is rather effective.

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