Balloon kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that may repair spinal fractures, improve mobility, restore vertebral body height, and reduce back pain.1
Balloon kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that may repair spinal fractures. It takes about an hour (per level) to treat a fracture with balloon kyphoplasty. The procedure can be done on an outpatient or an inpatient basis, depending on the needs of the patient.
All treatment and outcome results are specific to the individual patient, and will form part of your consultation with your healthcare professional.
Please consult your healthcare professional for a full list of benefits, indications, precautions, clinical results, and other important medical information that pertains to balloon kyphoplasty.
To help you better understand spinal fractures and why balloon kyphoplasty may be a treatment option, take a moment to learn some of the commonly asked questions about balloon kyphoplasty.
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