[Percutaneous sacroplasty for relieving pain caused by sacral metastases]

Neurocirugia (Astur). 2007 Jun;18(3):247-9. doi: 10.4321/s1130-14732007000300009.
[Article in Spanish]


Percutaneous injection of polymethyl-metacrylate is an increasingly popular treatment for spine metastatic tumors. We present a case of sacral breast carcinoma treated successfully by percutaneous sacroplasty with injection of bone cement, resulting in pain relief.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bone Cements / therapeutic use*
  • Breast Neoplasms / pathology
  • Drug Administration Routes
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intralesional*
  • Palliative Care
  • Sacrum / pathology*
  • Spinal Neoplasms* / pathology
  • Spinal Neoplasms* / secondary
  • Spinal Neoplasms* / therapy


  • Bone Cements