Sacroplasty: a new treatment for sacral insufficiency fracture

J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2002 Dec;13(12):1265-7. doi: 10.1016/s1051-0443(07)61976-9.


Sacroplasty, a variation of the vertebroplasty technique for treatment of a sacral insufficiency fracture, is described herein in technical detail. The procedure provided symptom relief and resulted in no complications. This result suggests that successful treatment of a sacral insufficiency fracture with use of sacroplasty is technically feasible.

MeSH terms

  • Bone Cements / therapeutic use*
  • Female
  • Fractures, Stress / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Injections
  • Lumbar Vertebrae / injuries
  • Middle Aged
  • Polymethyl Methacrylate / therapeutic use*
  • Sacrum / injuries*
  • Spinal Fractures / therapy*
  • Thoracic Vertebrae / injuries
  • Treatment Outcome


  • Bone Cements
  • Polymethyl Methacrylate