Comparison of kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: twelve-month follow-up in a prospective nonrandomized comparative study.

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STUDY DESIGN A prospective nonrandomized comparative study. OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) with respect to pain, functional outcome, radiomorphology, cement leakage, and incidence of new adjacent vertebral fracture. SUMMARY OF… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e318213c113

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