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Volume:2 Issue:9 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
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RCT
ACE Report #6653
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Vertebroplasty for osteoporotic fractures yield no benefit over placebo at 2-years


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Two-year results of a randomized placebo-controlled trial of vertebroplasty for acute osteoporotic vertebral fractures

J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Jun;29(6):1346-55.

Contributing Authors: F Kroon M Staples PR Ebeling JD Wark RH Osborne PJ Mitchell CH Wriedt R Buchbinder

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Synopsis

78 patients with painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures were randomized to receive a vertebroplasty spinal procedure or placebo approach, with the purpose of comparing clinical outcomes between treatments up to two years. Results indicated no significant between group differences in overall pain (primary outcome) and all other secondary outcomes at the 12-and 24-month follow-up assessments. Risk...

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