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Volume:5 Issue:4 Number:33 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #9127
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Vertebral augmentation using SpineJack vs. balloon kyphoplasty for osteoporotic VCF

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

Safety and clinical performance of kyphoplasty and SpineJack® procedures in the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a pilot, monocentric, investigator-initiated study

Osteoporos Int. 2016 Jun;27(6):2047-55

Contributing Authors: DC Noriega RH Ramajo IS Lite B Toribio R Corredera F Ardura A Kruger

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30 patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures were randomized to undergo percutaneous vertebral cement augmentation with either SpineJack or kyphoplasty (Kyphx Xpander balloon). The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical, radiographic, and safety outcomes of these two techniques. Outcomes were assessed up to 12 months postoperatively. The results indicated that both grou...

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