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Table 2 Comparison of procedure-related data and patient satisfaction using Chi- square or Fischer’s exact test

From: Preoperative prone position exercises: a simple and novel method to improve tolerance to kyphoplasty for treatment of single level osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures

  Exercises group (n = 42) Control group (n = 41) P value
Procedure without a pause (yes/no) 30/12 10/31 P < 0.001
Need for intravenous sedation(yes/no) 7/35 28/13 P < 0.001
Patient willing to repeat(yes/no) 41/1 32/9 P < 0.01