Vertebroplasty for osteoporotic fracture? Think twice
Stevermer, James J.
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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. Strength of Recommendation: A: Consistent, high-quality randomized controlled trials (RCTs).
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Journal of Family Practice, 58(12) 2009: 654-656.