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Volume:3 Issue:5 Number:38 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7683
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Kyphoplasty offers benefit in radiographic outcome and safety vs. vertebroplasty for OVCF


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

Vertebroplasty versus kyphoplasty in osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: a meta-analysis of prospective comparative studies

Int Orthop. 2015 Mar;39(3):491-500.

Contributing Authors: X Chang YF Lv B Chen HY Li XB Han K Yang W Zhang Y Zhou CQ Li

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Synopsis

20 studies (6 randomized controlled trials and 14 prospective controlled trials) were included in this meta-analysis comparing the safety and efficacy of percutaneous kyphoplasty versus vertebroplasty in patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures. The purpose of this study was to compare treatment options with respect to short- and long-term postoperative pain, anterior vertebral b...

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