Vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures
Long-term follow-up study of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture treated using balloon kyphoplasty and vertebroplastyJ Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Jul;23(1):94-8
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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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