Results of vertebral fractures treatment in osteoporosis in own material Dariusz Chmielewski, Andrzej Górecki Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2002; 4(2):164-169 ICID: 16164
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Background. Vertebral fractures in patients with osteoporosis are the most serious complication of this disease. It seems to be an important therapeutic problem, because of the intensity of the pain syndrome. Introduction presents classification, imaging and differential diagnostics, presentation of therapeutic intervention used in clinical practice.
Material and methods. The work is a retrospective clinical analysis of vertebral fractures treatment results from the period 1997- 2000. Material consists of 64 (58 women and 6 men) in average age of 69 (56-77) cases with spine fractures and osteoporosis treated with, presented in introduction protocol.
Results. 41% of this group declared the pain occurring rare, and 59% – frequently.
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