Vertebroplasty effective for treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture
The clinical efficacy of vertebroplasty on osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: A meta-analysisInt J Surg. 2014 Dec;12(12):1249-53.
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5 RCTs were included in this meta-analysis with the purpose of investigating the efficacy of vertebroplasty (VP) when compared to the conservative treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCF) in patients over the age of 50. Comparisons of these two interventions were made in terms of pain scores on a Visual Analog Scale 1, 12, 24, and 48 weeks after treatment and the incidence ...
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