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Volume:1 Issue:8 Number:426 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #3032
Ace Report Cover Spine

Percutaneous vertebroplasty improves spinal stability in patients with multiple myolema


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Treatment of MM-associated spinal fracture with percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) and chemotherapy

Eur Spine J. 2012 May;21(5):912-9. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

Contributing Authors: Z Yang J Tan Y Xu H Sun L Xie R Zhao J Wang H Jiang

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Synopsis

76 patients with multiple myeloma (MM) and associated spinal fractures were randomized to receive either a combination treatment of percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) with chemotherapy or a treatment of just chemotherapy. Results showed that the use of PVP produced minimal trauma and was able to promote long-term analgesic effect along with improved spinal stability.

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