Influence of additional cement augmentation on endplate stability in circumferential stabilisation of osteoporotic spine fractures.


Department for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]


Anterior stabilisation of osteoporotic spine fractures is uncommon but necessary in the case of complex vertebral body comminution. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of additional cement-augmentation on the endplate stability.


Biomechanics,Corpectomy,Endplate cement augmentation,Fracture,Osteoporosis,