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Volume:3 Issue:10 Number:4 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #7995
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Vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures


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

Long-term follow-up study of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture treated using balloon kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty

J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Jul;23(1):94-8

Contributing Authors: JT Liu CS Li CS Chang WJ Liao

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Synopsis

100 patients diagnosed with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCF) were randomized to receive either vertebroplasty or balloon kyphoplasty. The purpose of the study was to compare the clinical outcomes between these two procedures over a 5 year period. There were no significant differences between groups for vertebral body height, kyphotic wedge angle, visual analog scale (VAS) pain sc...

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