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Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty show comparable efficacy and safety in VCF treatment


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

Randomized controlled trial of vertebroplasty versus kyphoplasty in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures

J Neurointerv Surg. 2016 Jul;8(7):756-630

Contributing Authors: AJ Evans KE Kip W Brinjikji KF Layton ML Jensen JR Gaughen DF Kallmes

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Synopsis

115 patients with vertebral compression fractures were randomized to undergo either kyphoplasty or vertebroplasty. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of the two treatments in terms of pain and disability using the numeric rating scale and the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire. Outcomes were assessed up to 1 year postoperatively. Findings indicated no significant differences...

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