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Table 2 Clinical and radiological outcomes

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

  Preoperation Postoperation 1 year follow up P value
(Preop.-Postop./Postop.-1 year FU)
Radiologic outcomes
 Vertebral height (%) 56.3 ± 13.0 74.5 ± 12.4 70.1 ± 12.8 <0.001/<0.001
 Differences of local kyphotic angle(°)   3.9 ± 4.3 4.0 ± 3.7 <0.001/<0.001
Clinical outcomes
 VAS 8.1 ± 0.7 2.4 ± 0.8 2.8 ± 2.1 <0.001/0.223
 ODI 38.1 ± 3.9 22.0 ± 4.8 22.4 ± 7.6 <0.001/0.796
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD. VAS indicates visual analog scale; ODI Oswestry Disability Index