Comparison of therapeutic effect between percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty on vertebral compression fracture.

@article{Zhou2008ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of therapeutic effect between percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty on vertebral compression fracture.},
  author={Jian-lin Zhou and Shi-qing Liu and Jiang-hua Ming and Hao Peng and Bo Qiu},
  journal={Chinese journal of traumatology = Zhonghua chuang shang za zhi},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={42-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical efficacy of percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) with percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) in the treatment of vertebral compression fracture (VCF). METHODS Ninety-eight patients with VCF were treated by PVP (n=42) or PKP (n=56). The anterior midline and posterior heights of vertebrae body, preoperative and postoperative visual analogue scale (VAS), operation time and amount of blood loss were compared between 2 groups. RESULTS There was statistical difference in… CONTINUE READING