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Volume:1 Issue:5 Number:122 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #439
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Vertebroplasty ineffective in reducing pain for osteoporotic vertebral fractures


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

A Randomized Trial of Vertebroplasty for Painful Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 6;361(6):557-68.

Contributing Authors: R Buchbinder RH Osborne PR Ebeling JD Wark P Mitchell C Wriedt S Graves MP Staples B Murphy

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Synopsis

78 patients suffering from acute back pain, caused by osteoporotic vertebral fractures, were randomized to undergo vertebroplasty or a sham procedure. The goal of this study was to assess if vertebroplasy was an efficacious treatment for pain caused by vertebral fractures. The results from this study at 1, 3 and 6 month follow-ups indicated that vertebroplasty had no additional benefits when compa...

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