Closed intramedullary nailing with percutaneous cement augmentation for long bone metastases

Y.-i. Kim, H. G. Kang, J. H. Kim, S.-k. Kim, P. P. Lin, H. S. Kim
  • The Bone & Joint Journal, May 2016, Bone & Joint
  • DOI: 10.1302/0301-620x.98b5.35312

Percutaneous cementoplasty in the IM nailing for the metastatic bone cancer

What is it about?

Previous surgeons have been performed just IM nailing for closed surgery of metastatic long bone cancer. I added percutaneous PMMA bone cement injection. This method is more effective local tumor suppression and durable pain relief as well as prevent of perioperative bleeding.

Why is it important?

provide immediate and persistant postoperative stability and pain relief.


Chief staff Hyun Guy Kang (Author)
National Cancer Center

I am a orthopaedic oncology surgeon. I am interesting in the minimally invasive surgery for metastatic bone tumor. 3D printing reconstruction. navigation surgery. Having a several patents.

The following have contributed to this page: Chief staff Hyun Guy Kang and Dr. June Hyuk Kim