The risk of new osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures in the year after percutaneous vertebroplasty.

@article{Voormolen2006TheRO,
  title={The risk of new osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures in the year after percutaneous vertebroplasty.},
  author={Maurits H J Voormolen and Paul N. M. Lohle and Job R Juttmann and Y van der Graaf and Hendrik Fransen and Leo E. H. Lampmann},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={71-6}
}
PURPOSE To prospectively assess the incidence, location, and possible causative mechanisms of new vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) in 66 symptomatic patients with osteoporotic VCFs treated with percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) and to study the relation between new VCFs and back pain symptoms. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-six patients with 102 painful symptomatic VCFs were treated with PV. All patients had baseline total spinal magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. Follow-up MR imaging was… CONTINUE READING
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