Percutaneous vertebroplasty: long-term clinical and radiological outcome

@article{PrezHigueras2002PercutaneousVL,
  title={Percutaneous vertebroplasty: long-term clinical and radiological outcome},
  author={Antonio P{\'e}rez-Higueras and Luis Alvarez and Roberto E Rossi and Diana Qui{\~n}ones and I. Al-Assir},
  journal={Neuroradiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={44},
  pages={950-954}
}
We assessed radiographic and functional outcome in 13 patients with a minimum of 5 years follow-up from a prospectively monitored series of 17 patients who underwent percutaneous vertebroplasty (PPV). A visual analogue scale (VAS) and the short McGill questionnaire (MPQ) were used to assess average symptoms. The VAS showed significant improvement after treatment: the initial score was 9.07±0.6 (mean±SD), falling to 2.07 (1.14) on the third day, 1.07 (1.07) by the third month and 2.15 (2.6) at 5… CONTINUE READING

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