St. Louis, MO Kyphoplasty Cost Comparison

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A Kyphoplasty in St. Louis costs $15,451 on average when you take the median of the 66 medical providers who perform Kyphoplasty procedures in St. Louis, MO. There are 1 different types of Kyphoplasty provided in St. Louis, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the St. Louis providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Kyphoplasty Cost Average $9,600 - $26,200 Free Quote

Compare Kyphoplasty Providers in St. Louis, MO

Facility City Type
South County Surgical Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mid- America Surgery Center Chesterfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Christian Hospital Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Barnes-jewish West County Hospital Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Saint John's Mercy Medical Center Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Mason Ridge Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Manchester Surgery Center Des Peres Ambulatory Surgical Center
Frontenac Surgery and Spine Care Center Frontenac Ortho Surgery Center
Forest Park Hospital Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Saint Louis University Hospital Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Sunset Hills Ambulatory Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Highland Ambulatory Surgical Center Highland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Timberlake Surgery Center Chesterfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
SSM Depaul Health Center Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
St Peters Ambulatory Surgery Center Saint Peters Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Anthony's Medical Center Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Alton Memorial Hospital Alton Acute Care Hospital
SSM Saint Joseph Hospital West Lake Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Barnes-jewish Saint Peters Hospital Saint Peters Acute Care Hospital
Saint Elizabeth's Hospital Belleville Acute Care Hospital
Northwest Healthcare Florissant Acute Care Hospital
Saint Alexius Hospital - Jefferson Campus Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Washington Surgery Center Washington Ambulatory Surgical Center
St. Louis Surgical Center Creve Coeur Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mid County Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Edwardsville Ambulatory Surgery Center Glen Carbon Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ssm Saint Joseph Health Center Saint Charles Acute Care Hospital
Anderson Hospital Maryville Acute Care Hospital
Barnes-jewish Hospital Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Jefferson Memorial Hospital Crystal City Acute Care Hospital
Chesterfield Surgery Center Chesterfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bel Clair Surgical Center Belleville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Olive Ambulatory Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Joseph's Hospital Breese Acute Care Hospital
West County Surgical Center Creve Coeur Ambulatory Surgical Center
Jefferson Memorial Surgery Center Festus Ambulatory Surgical Center
South County Outpatient Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Surgery Center at St. Joseph Medical Park Saint Charles Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kenneth Hall Regional Hospital East Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
City Place Surgery Center Creve Coeur Ambulatory Surgical Center
Mid Rivers Ambulatory Surgery Center Saint Peters Ambulatory Surgical Center
Tri-county Surgery Center Washington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Cardinal Glennon Pediatric Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Touchette Regional Hospital Centreville Acute Care Hospital
Old Tesson Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Anthony's Hospital Alton Acute Care Hospital
Saint Alexius Hospital - Broadway Campus Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Belleville Surgical Center Belleville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Memorial Hospital Belleville Acute Care Hospital
Missouri Baptist Hospital - Sullivan Sullivan Acute Care Hospital
Advanced Ambulatory Surgical Care Creve Coeur Ambulatory Surgical Center
Jersey Community Hospital Jerseyville Acute Care Hospital
Webster Ambulatory Surgery Center Webster Groves Ambulatory Surgical Center
Twin Cities Surgery Center Festus Ambulatory Surgical Center
Missouri Baptist Medical Center Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
SSM Saint Joseph Health Center - Wentzville Wentzville Acute Care Hospital
Advanced Surgery Center Saint Louis Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Luke's Hospital Chesterfield Acute Care Hospital
Gateway Regional Medical Center Granite City Acute Care Hospital
SSM Saint Mary's Health Center Richmond Heights Acute Care Hospital
Riverside Ambulatory Surgery Center Florissant Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint John's Mercy Hospital Washington Acute Care Hospital
Des Peres Hospital Saint Louis Acute Care Hospital
Alton Surgical Facility Alton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Greenville Regional Hospital Greenville Acute Care Hospital
The Surgical Center of St. Louis Bridgeton Ambulatory Surgical Center

Kyphoplasty Cost and Procedure Introduction

Kyphoplasty is a relatively simple procedure to relieve pain caused by spinal compression fractures (sometimes caused by osteoporosis) and to correct bone deformity. Kyphoplasties are performed in a hospital or outpatient surgical facility by a spine specialist. This is typically an outpatient procedure, but you may have to stay in the hospital if you have certain health issues or if there are complications during the procedure. This procedure is conducted using general anesthesia. Kyphoplasty uses balloons and bone cement to create an internal cast. The acrylic bone cement hardens quickly, so the spine is stabilized almost immediately. You can return to normal activities quickly following the procedure.

Patient Preparation for Kyphoplasty

A physical examination will be performed along with x-rays or MRIs. It is particularly important to inform the physician of all medications or vitamins taken regularly or if you are pregnant (or think you might be pregnant) or if you have heart, lung or other medical conditions that may need special attention, and, finally, if you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you are taking any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications, aspirin, or other medications that affect blood clotting. You will be given instructions in advance that will outline what you should and should not do in preparation for the surgery; be sure to read and follow those instructions. You will be asked to fast for eight hours before the procedure, generally after midnight. You will need to make arrangements for transportation after the surgery is complete. If you are given a prescription for pain medication, have it filled prior to surgery.

What to Expect During and After Kyphoplasty

The procedure itself takes about an hour (or one hour for each fracture), but the preparation and recovery time may add several hours. Most patients go home the same day as the surgery if there are no major problems. An intravenous line is inserted into the arm to administer a sedative and a painkiller. Also, your heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen level will be monitored during the procedure. In most cases, the procedure is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free). The surgeon makes a one-inch incision over the fractured area, and using an x-ray for guidance, inserts a thin tube with a balloon at the tip into the vertebra. The balloon is then inflated to make room for the bone cement. When the balloon is removed, the acrylic cement is injected into the open area. The cement will harden in under ten minutes and the surgeon will close the incision using stitches or steri-strips.

After surgery, you will be taken to the recovery room for observation. Once your blood pressure, pulse, and breathing are stable and you are alert, you will most often be discharged to your home. Before being discharged, you will be given instructions about care for your incision, limits on activities and what you should do to aid your recovery. If you notice any of the following, call the number the hospital gave you: Fever, excessive sweating, difficulty urinating, redness, bleeding or worsening pain.

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