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Table 4 Radiologic comparisons between groups 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
AVBHr (%)      
 Preoperative 65.10 ± 10.54 64.88 ± 11.02 64.60 ± 9.02 0.069 0.933
 Postoperative 81.04 ± 10.18 87.51 ± 8.94 93.46 ± 6.42 60.319 < 0.001
 2 years postoperative 80.77 ± 7.47 87.02 ± 8.79 93.03 ± 6.49 74.731 < 0.001
MVBHr (%)      
 Preoperative 71.87 ± 11.49 71.00 ± 12.57 70.81 ± 7.88 0.311 0.733
 Postoperative 83.01 ± 10.16 87.79 ± 11.62 92.38 ± 6.00 22.938 < 0.001
 2 years postoperative 82.54 ± 10.30 84.49 ± 13.53 92.39 ± 6.06 189.947 < 0.001
Cobb angle (°)      
 Preoperative 13.33 ± 4.26 13.51 ± 5.64 13.44 ± 5.07 0.038 0.963
 Postoperative 10.04 ± 4.26 8.16 ± 5.76 4.97 ± 4.60 31.390 < 0.001
 2 years postoperative 11.02 ± 4.37 8.63 ± 5.92 4.99 ± 4.66 41.991 < 0.001
Canal compromise (%)      
 Preoperative 20.85 ± 6.33 20.12 ± 5.72 20.46 ± 7.48 0.342 0.711
 Postoperative 20.76 ± 6.32 19.85 ± 6.18 10.18 ± 6.99 93.254 < 0.001
2 years postoperative 20.66 ± 6.24 19.90 ± 5.98 10.03 ± 7.20 95.261 < 0.001
  1. PMCP percutaneous mesh-container-plasty, PSFV percutaneous pedicle screw fixation plus vertebroplasty, OVBF osteoporotic vertebral burst fractures, AVBHr anterior vertebral body height ratio, MVBHr middle vertebral body height ratio