Treatment of painful vertebral fractures by kyphoplasty in patients with primary osteoporosis: a prospective nonrandomized controlled study.

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UNLABELLED This study investigates the effects of kyphoplasty on pain and mobility in patients with osteoporosis and painful vertebral fractures compared with conventional medical management. INTRODUCTION Pharmacological treatment of patients with primary osteoporosis does not prevent pain and impaired activity of patients with painful vertebral fractures… (More)

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@article{Kasperk2005TreatmentOP, title={Treatment of painful vertebral fractures by kyphoplasty in patients with primary osteoporosis: a prospective nonrandomized controlled study.}, author={Christian H. Kasperk and Jochen Hillmeier and Gerd Noeldge and Ingo Alexander Grafe and Katharina Dafonseca and Dorothea Raupp and Hubert J. Bardenheuer and Martin Libicher and Ute Monika Liegibel and Ulrike Sommer and Ulrike Hilscher and Walter G. Pyerin and Marcus Vetter and Hans-Peter Meinzer and Peter J{\"u}rgen Meeder and R Scott Taylor and Peter P Nawroth}, journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research}, year={2005}, volume={20 4}, pages={604-12} }