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Fig. 3 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 3

From: Balloon kyphoplasty and additional anterior odontoid screw fixation for treatment of unstable osteolytic lesions of the vertebral body C2: a case series

Fig. 3

Shows step- by- step procedure under lateral fluoroscopic guidance. Picture A shows the placed K-wire in the odontoid process and the placed trocar for balloon kyphoplasty. Picture B shows the filled balloon within the osteolytic lesion of C2 and picture C shows the result after cement application in the osteolytic lesion, as well as the placed bicortical anterior odontoid screw

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