No reduction in surgical time or radiation exposure with new vertebral access devices in kyphoplasty
Prospective randomized comparison of early versus newer-generation vertebral access devices for kyphoplastyArch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2019 Nov;139(11):1571-1577.
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91 compression fractured vertebral bodies in 65 patients were randomized to receive a balloon kyphoplasty with vertebral access achieved with the use of a Joline Vertebrae Access Device or one of two newer generation access devices (Joline RapidIntro Vertebrae Introducer Device; Joline SpeedTrack Vertebra Introducer Device). The primary outcomes of interest include operative time, intra-operative ...
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