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Volume:1 Issue:4 Number:104 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4803
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ISASS: Comparative efficacy unclear of unilateral vs bilateral balloon kyphoplasty for VCF

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Unilateral versus bilateral balloon kyphoplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures

Contributing Authors: J Lin H Yang

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


Three randomized controlled trials (RCTs; Jadad score 1-2) were included in this review and analysis which compared the efficacy of unilateral and bilateral balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures in osteoporotic patients. Safety, radiological outcome, and clinical outcome were compared between procedures. The results indicated that clinical outcome (visual analog ...

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