European Radiology

, Volume 28, Issue 7, pp 2870–2871 | Cite as

Early percutaneous vertebroplasty helps motorsport professionals to resume competition soon after vertebral fracture

  • Nicolas AmorettiEmail author

Dear Editor

I report our original experience of early vertebroplasty with fast resumption of high-level competitive activity of motorsport professionals who had experienced a compression fracture related to driving-accident trauma (Fig. 1).



Dr Pauline Foti kindly provided statistical advice for this manuscript.


The authors state that this work has not received any funding.

Compliance with ethical standards


The scientific guarantor of this publication is Dr Nicolas Amoretti MD

Conflict of interest

The authors of this manuscript declare no relationships with any companies, whose products or services may be related to the subject matter of the article.

Statistics and biometry

Dr Pauline Foti kindly provided statistical advice for this manuscript

The author has significant statistical expertise.

No complex statistical methods were necessary for this work.

Informed consent

Written informed consent was obtained from all subjects (patients) in this study.

Ethical approval

Institutional Review Board approval was not required because of classical management of the procedure done every day.


• retrospective

• performed at one institution


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© European Society of Radiology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Unité Scanner Interventionnel et Imagerie Ostéoarticulaire, Hôpital Pasteur 2Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de NiceNice CedexFrance

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