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Predictive risk factors for refracture after percutaneous vertebroplasty.
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PMID:  22506213     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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OBJECTIVE: To identify risk factors for developing a vertebral refracture after percutaneous vertebroplasty.
METHOD: A retrospective analysis of 60 patients who had undergone percutaneous vertebroplasty between January 2008 and April 2010 was conducted. All patients were observed for a 1 year follow-up period, and fracture was defined when it was both clinically reported and radiographically confirmed. Twenty-seven patients with a refractured vertebra and 33 patients without a refracture were included. Of the 60 patients, 20 presented with a refracture from a cemented vertebra, whereas the remaining 40 patients did not. Clinical, imaging and procedure-related factors for each group were analyzed by the Fisher's exact, chi-square, and the Mann-Whitney U-tests.
RESULTS: Local kyphotic angle and sagittal index were significant as a result of researching various risk factors related to vertebral refracture (p<0.001, p<0.001, respectively) and refracture from a cemented vertebra itself (p=0.004, p<0.001, respectively). Other factors were not significant.
CONCLUSION: Patients who had a high preoperative local kyphotic angle and a high sagittal index required a close follow-up and attention.
Authors:
Sang-Kuk Kang; Chan Woo Lee; Noh Kyoung Park; Tae-Wook Kang; Jeong-Wook Lim; Ki Yong Cha; Jung Hwan Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-12-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of rehabilitation medicine     Volume:  35     ISSN:  2234-0653     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Rehabil Med     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-16     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101573065     Medline TA:  Ann Rehabil Med     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  844-51     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sun General Hospital, Daejeon 301-725, Korea.
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