Is There Really No Benefit of Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures- A Meta-analysis
Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 06/26/2012
Evidence Based Medicine
Shi MM et al. – Different control groups may have accounted for the different conclusions in the literature regarding the ability of percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) to relieve pain and restore function recovery. Compared with nonoperative treatment PVP relieved pain better and improved quality of life (QOL). PVP did not increase the risk of new fractures.