endocrinology
Bone health

Vertebroplasty vetoed for osteoporotic fractures in Australian-led guidelines

Percutaneous vertebroplasty is not recommended for osteoporotic vertebral fractures because it provides no demonstrable clinical benefit over placebo or sham procedures, according to international guidelines developed by an Australian endocrinologist. In a major review, a working group of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) led by Professor Peter Ebeling of Monash University ...

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