Vertebral elastoplasty proven safe and effective

The authors set out to evaluate technical success of image-guided elastoplasty – a novel method for percutaneous vertebral augmentation with a silicone elastomeric material. The procedure was successfully performed 19 times which led the authors to say elastoplasty seems to be a safe procedure that provides effective pain control.

Article: Safety and results of image-guided vertebroplasty with elastomeric polymer material (elastoplasty)

Authors: Giovanni Mauri, Luca Nicosia, Luca Maria Sconfienza, Gianluca Maria Varano, Paolo Della Vigna, Guido Bonomo, Franco Orsi and Giovanni Carlo Anselmetti