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Table 1 Demographic data and clinical characteristics

From: Outcome of balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Baseline presentation 23 patients (31 cases)
Age 70.7 ± 6.6
Gender (M:F) 4:19
Fractured level (N/%)
 T8 1(3 %)
 T11 2(6 %)
 T12 3(10 %)
 L1 13(42 %)
 L2 6(19 %)
 L3 2(6 %)
 L4 4(13 %)
BMI (kg/m2) 24.4 ± 3.6
Duration (week) 6.4 ± 3.6
BMD (g/cm2) 0.55 ± 0.1
Cement volume (ml) 6.4 ± 1.8
Cement time (min) 10.5 ± 1.4
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD. T indicates thoracic spine; L lumbar spine, BMI body mass index, BMD bone mineral density