Unilateral and bilateral kyphoplasty both effectively and safely treat OVCFs
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials of Unilateral Versus Bilateral Kyphoplasty for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression FracturesPain Physician. 2013 Jul-Aug;16(4):277-90
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4 randomized controlled trials consisting of 209 patients were included in this the meta-analysis which compared the efficacy unilateral and bilateral kyphoplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. The results from the meta-analysis indicated that short- and long-term pain, occurrence of adjacent vertebral fractures in the long-term, incidence of cement leakage, and vertebral height...
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