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Patients with vertebral fractures who underwent kyphoplasty, a procedure that stabilizes fractures of the spine, were found in one study to have reduced pain, fewer new fractures, and less healthcare utilization for at least 12 months.

Grafe I, Da Fonseca K, Hilmeier J, et al. Reduction of Pain and Fracture Incidence After Kyphoplasty: 1-year outcomes of a prospective controlled trial of patients with primary osteoporosis. Osteoporos Int. 2005; 16(12): 2005-12. http://www.springerlink.com/content/q235u1m804u08551/?p=34936217d13e479297297d5ff7202c45&pi=72

Reference

Title
Reduction of Pain and Fracture Incidence After Kyphoplasty: 1-year outcomes of a prospective controlled trial of patients with primary osteoporosis
Publication
Osteoporos Int
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Grafe I, Da Fonseca K, Hilmeier J, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 16, Issue 12
Pages
2005-12
URL
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