Bone health

No evidence for early vertebroplasty

Fresh evidence published in The BMJ shows vertebroplasty has no benefit for osteoporosis related vertebral fractures under 9 weeks old. The results of the VERTOS IV trial from The Netherlands and the US are in direct contrast to the multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial VAPOUR trial published in The Lancet in 2016 that demonstrated “clinical ...

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