Percutaneous vertebroplasty versus balloon kyphoplasty for treatment of osteoporotic VCF
Comparison of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty and Balloon Kyphoplasty for the Treatment of Single Level Vertebral Compression Fractures: A Meta-analysis of the LiteraturePain Physician. 2015 May-Jun;18(3):209-22.
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Eight studies were selected for inclusion in this meta-analysis comparing percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) and percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty (PKP) for treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). This study looked to determine the better method of treatment in both the short-term and long-term. Results found that both methods were safe and effective procedures. PKP demonst...
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