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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #11932
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Lower risk of cement leakage with unilateral vs. bilateral vertebral augmentation for OVCFs


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Incidence of Cement Leakage Between Unilateral and Bilateral Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

World Neurosurg. 2019 Feb;122:342-348. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.10.143

Contributing Authors: W Chen W Xie Z Xiao H Chen D Jin J Ding

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Synopsis

Six randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which sought to compare the incidence of cement leakage between unilateral percutaneous vertebral augmentation (PVA) and bilateral percutaneous vertebral augmentation in treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. Pooled results from all six studies demonstrated a significantly lower incidence of cement leakage amo...

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