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Table 1 Measurements of vertebral body heights (initial, fractured and cemented) for both methods (Absolut measures in millimeters (mm) and milliliters (ml))

From: Height and volume restoration in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a biomechanical comparison of standard balloon kyphoplasty versus Tektona® in a cadaveric fracture model

Balloon Kyphoplasty vs. Tektona
  Balloon Kyphoplasty
n = 7
Tektona
n = 7
  Mean and ± SD Mean and ± SD
Initial
 Anterior Height (mm) 24.19 ± 3.76 23.84 ± 3.66
 Central Height (mm) 21.20 ± 2.2 20.93 ± 2.53
 Posterior Height (mm) 24.7 ± 2.29 24.91 ± 2.47
 Vertebral Volume (ml) 24.33 ± 6.74 23.79 ± 5.52
After fracturing
 Anterior Height (mm) 18.33 ± 2.7 18.01 ± 1.76
 Central Height (mm) 18.97 ± 2.41 17.81 ± 1.87
 Posterior Height (mm) 24.66 ± 1.67 24.34 ± 2.12
 Vertebral Volume (ml) 19.81 ± 5.06 17.99 ± 3.71
After augmentation
  Anterior Height (mm) 22.49 ± 3.58 20.97 ± 3.78
  Central Height (mm) 20.66 ± 2.4 19.79 ± 2.43
  Posterior Height (mm) 24.66 ± 1.68 25.01 ± 2.21
  Vertebral Volume (ml) 21.60 ± 5.92 20.99 ± 4.69