Use of imaging in the management of metastatic spine disease with percutaneous ablation and vertebral augmentation

Adam N. Wallace, Taylor J. Greenwood, Jack W. Jennings

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to describe the role of imaging in the management of metastatic spine disease with percutaneous ablation and vertebral augmentation. Topics include the imaging diagnosis of spinal metastases, imaging factors related to patient selection and procedural planning, intraprocedural imaging guidance, and posttreatment imaging assessment. CONCLUSION. Radiologists should be familiar with pertinent imaging findings related to the percutaneous management of metastatic spine disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)434-441
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume205
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2015

Keywords

  • Cryoablation
  • Fluoroscopy
  • MRI
  • Metastatic spine disease
  • PET/CT
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Vertebral augmentation

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