Osteoporotic spinal compression fractures

References

Key articles

Kim DH, Vaccaro AR. Osteoporotic compression fractures of the spine: current options and considerations for treatment. Spine J. 2006 Sep-Oct;6(5):479-87. Abstract

McAfee PC, Yuan HA, Fredrickson BE, et al. The value of computed tomography in thoracolumbar fractures. An analysis of one hundred cases and a new classification. J Bone Joint Surg. 1983 Apr;65(4):461-73. Abstract

Kanis JA. Assessment of fracture risk and its application to screening for postmenopausal osteoporosis. Report of a WHO Study Group. World Health Organization technical report series. Osteoporosis Int. 1994 Nov;4(6):368-81. Abstract

Iqbal MM, Sobhan T. Osteoporosis: a review. Mo Med. 2002 Jan;99(1):19-24. Abstract

Gold DT. The clinical impact of vertebral fractures: quality of life in women with osteoporosis. Bone. 1996 Mar;18(3 Suppl):185-9S. Abstract

Anderson PA, Froyshteter AB, Tontz WL Jr. Meta-analysis of vertebral augmentation compared with conservative treatment for osteoporotic spinal fractures. J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Feb;28(2):372-82. Abstract

Lee MJ, Dumonski M, Cahill P, et al. Percutaneous treatment of vertebral compression fractures: a meta-analysis of complications. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 May 15;34(11):1228-32. Abstract

Taylor RS, Fritzell P, Taylor RJ. Balloon kyphoplasty in the management of vertebral compression fractures: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Spine J. 2007 Aug;16(8):1085-100.Full text  Abstract

Wardlaw D, Cummings SR, Van Meirhaeghe J, et al. Efficacy and safety of balloon kyphoplasty compared with non-surgical care for vertebral compression fracture (FREE): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2009 Mar 21;373(9668):1016-24. Abstract

Muijs SP, van Erkel AR, Dijkstra PD. Treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a brief review of the evidence for percutaneous vertebroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011 Sep;93(9):1149-53. Abstract

Kallmes DF, Comstock BA, Heagerty PJ, et al. A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 6;361(6):569-79.Full text  Abstract

Buchbinder R, Osborne RH, Ebeling PR, et al. A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures. N Engl J Med. 2009 Aug 6;361(6):557-68.Full text  Abstract

Lippuner K. Medical treatment of vertebral osteoporosis. Eur Spine J. 2003 Oct;12 Suppl 2:S132-41. Abstract

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