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Table 3 Clinical comparisons group PKP, PMCP, and PSFV for the treatment of the 338 patients with thoracolumbar OVBF in this study

From: Safety and efficacy studies of kyphoplasty, mesh-container-plasty, and pedicle screw fixation plus vertebroplasty for thoracolumbar osteoporotic vertebral burst fractures

  PKP (n = 111) PMCP (n = 109) PSFV (n = 117) F P
VAS      
 Preoperative 7.04 ± 1.15 7.04 ± 1.29 7.10 ± 1.37 0.100 0.904
 Postoperative 2.27 ± 1.04 2.17 ± 0.98 3.19 ± 1.06 34.578 < 0.001
 2 years postoperative 1.87 ± 0.84 1.76 ± 0.83 1.71 ± 0.95 1.014 0.364
ODI      
 Preoperative 67.11 ± 13.49 67.26 ± 12.79 67.36 ± 13.11 0.010 0.990
 Postoperative 22.00 ± 11.20 21.01 ± 7.90 33.81 ± 8.81 65.973 < 0.001
2 years postoperative 16.18 ± 9.11 16.40 ± 7.29 15.47 ± 7.65 0.416 0.660
  1. PMCP percutaneous mesh-container-plasty, PSFV pedicle screw fixation plus vertebroplasty, OVBF osteoporotic vertebral burst fractures, VAS visual pain analog scale, ODI Oswestry Disability Index