Percutaneous vertebroplasty improves pain and quality of life in patients with VCF
Randomized controlled trial of percutaneous vertebroplasty versus optimal medical management for the relief of pain and disability in acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fracturesJ Neurosurg Spine. 2011 May;14(5):561-9. doi: 10.3171/2010.12.SPINE10286. Epub 2011 Mar 4
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
82 patients with vertebral compression fractures (VCF) were randomized to either percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) or optimal medical therapy (OMT) to compare their efficacy in improving pain and quality of life (QOL). Percutaneous vertebroplasty led to a short-term (6 months) improvement in pain and long-term (36 months) improvement in QOL when compared to optimal medical therapy. Thus, this study...
Learn about our AI Driven
High Impact Search Feature
The OE High Impact metric uses AI to determine the impact a study will have by considering the content of the article itself. Built using the latest advances of natural language processing techniques. OE High Impact predicts an article’s future number of citations than impact factor alone.Continue