Practical Reviews

Incidence of New VCFs Similar in Conservative Tx and Percutaneous Vertebroplasy

Objective: To determine if percutaneous vertebroplasty increases the risk for new vertebral compression fractures during a 1-year follow-up in patients treated with percutaneous vertebroplasty after acute vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) compared with conservative therapy. Methods: Percutaneous Vertebroplasty Versus Conservative Therapy (VERTOS) II is a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial that prospectively compared percutaneous vertebroplasty with conservative treatmen more...
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