Percutaneous vertebroplasty improves spinal stability in patients with multiple myolema
Treatment of MM-associated spinal fracture with percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) and chemotherapyEur Spine J. 2012 May;21(5):912-9. Epub 2011 Dec 16.
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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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