Safety and efficacy of vertebroplasty: Early results of a prospective one-year case series of osteoporosis patients in an academic high-volume center

Diel, P; Merky, D; Röder, C; Popp, A; Perler, M; Heini, PF (2009). Safety and efficacy of vertebroplasty: Early results of a prospective one-year case series of osteoporosis patients in an academic high-volume center. Indian journal of orthopaedics, 43(3), pp. 228-33. Mumbai: Medknow Publications 10.4103/0019-5413.53452

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Vertebroplasty (VP) is a cost-efficient alternative to kyphoplasty. However, it is considered inferior when it comes to maintaining safety and in vertebral body (VB) height restoration. We assess the safety and efficacy of VP in alleviating pain, improving quality of life (QoL), and restoring alignment.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute for Evaluative Research into Orthopaedic Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Osteoporosis
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Diel, Peter; Röder, Christoph; Popp, Albrecht; Perler, Malgorzata and Heini, Paul Ferdinand

ISSN:

0019-5413

Publisher:

Medknow Publications

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:09

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:56

Publisher DOI:

10.4103/0019-5413.53452

PubMed ID:

19838343

Web of Science ID:

000270729800003

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/30348 (FactScience: 192872)

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