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Volume:3 Issue:3 Number:31 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7453
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Vertebroplasty effective for treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The clinical efficacy of vertebroplasty on osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: A meta-analysis

Int J Surg. 2014 Dec;12(12):1249-53.

Contributing Authors: J Tian L Xiang D Zhou Q Fan B Ma

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Synopsis

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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