Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) is a minimally invasive procedure that provides pain relief and stability for osteoporotic compression fractures. Balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) is a modification of PVP in which expandable balloons are used to restore height and to create a void in vertebra before cement injection. There are several studies regarding PVP/BKP vs. sham procedures and conservative treatment In this article we review recent studies and introduce some ongoing research.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Japanese Journal of Clinical Radiology|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2014|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging