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2022 Apr 21

Eur Radiol

Extraction of cement leakages and malpositioned spindles complicating percutaneous interventions: why, when and how?


Chiaroni P-M, Premat K, Shotar E, Drir M, Trebern H, Beth A, Bonnet B, Mathout J, Bonaccorsi R, Morardet L, Cormier É, Chiras J, Clarençon F
Eur Radiol. 2022 Apr 21.
PMID: 35449235.


Cement leakages in soft tissues are a common occurrence during cementoplasty. They may cause chronic pain, and thus treatment failure. Spindle malposition during reinforced cementoplasty may cause vascular, nerve or cartilage injury. Our goal was to evaluate the rate of cement leakage/spindle extraction and describe the techniques used.