Arash Ehteshami Rad

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PURPOSE To determine whether vertebroplasty increases the risk of new (ie, incident) vertebral fractures by comparing the rates of incident fractures among a group of patients with painful vertebral fractures who did not undergo vertebroplasty with a group of patients who did. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective chart review was performed to identify(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Most physicians consider length of preoperative pain as an important factor to include patients for SA. Our aim was to synthesize the available evidence regarding the influence of preprocedural pain duration on the outcome of vertebral augmentation procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS The MEDLINE data base was reviewed up to March(More)
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