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Table 2 Measurements of vertebral body heights (initial, fractured and cemented) for both methods (percentages of the initial unfractured vertebel bodies (= 100%)

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
n = 7
Tektona
n = 7
 
  Mean and
± SD
Mean and
± SD
Inbetween groups
After fracturing
 Anterior Height (%) 75.99 ± 4,77 76,54 ± 9.17 p  = 1
 Central Height (%) 88.78 ± 8.70 85.61 ± 8,25 p  = 0.62
 Posterior Height (%) 100.1 ± 4.03 97.85 ± 3.2 p  = 0.3
 Vertebral Volume (%) 82.29 ± 8.35 76.54 ± 8.56  
After augmentation
 Anterior Height (%) 93.06 ± 5.00
p = 0.0006
87.71 ± 6,2
p = 0.03
p = 0.13
 Central Height (%) 96.65 ± 7.7
p = 0.097
94.56 ± 3.5
p = 0.0175
p = 0.9
Posterior Height (%) 100.0 ± 2.9
p = 1
100.5 ± 2.9
p = 0.12
p = 0.7
Vertebral Volume (%) 89.26 ± 6.93
p = 0.0728
88.80 ± 8.68
p = 0.0175
p = 0.2