Case Reports in Orthopedics / 2019 / Article / Fig 6

Case Report

Potential Complications of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty Combined with Interstitial Implantation of 125I Seeds for Metastatic Spinal Tumors: A Case Report and Literary Review

Figure 6

The summarized indications of the PVP plus interstitial implantation of 125I particles. The majority of indications of the PVP combined with interstitial implantation of 125I particles include the definite radiographic and physical evidence, back pain as the major clinical symptom, and with more than three months of the estimated survival time. The second indications consist of normal function of main organs, with ability of prone position (more than 2 hours), and without spinal cord or nerve compression.