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J Fam Pract. 2009 Dec;58(12):654-6.

Vertebroplasty for osteoporotic fracture? Think twice.

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Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO USA.

Abstract

Think twice before recommending vertebroplasty (VP) for symptomatic osteoporotic compression fractures. New studies suggest that it has little benefit; thus, VP should be considered only after other, more conservative options fail.

PMID:
19961819
PMCID:
PMC3183921
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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