Stentoplasty effectiveness and safety for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral fractures

Pavón-Gómez MJ, Martín-López JE, Romero-Tabares A, Molina-López T.
Record ID 32018000426
Original Title: Efectividad y seguridad de la stentoplastia para el tratamiento de las fracturas vertebrales osteoporóticas. Revisión sistemática.
Authors' objectives: The objective is to evaluate the clinical and radiological effectiveness and safety of stentoplasty in people with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.
Authors' results and conclusions: Low and very low quality evidence support that stentoplasty improves vertebral height, reduces the pain and functional disability at 6 and 12 months follow-up, and correct the vertebral angle in patients with osteoporotic vertebral body fracture. Regarding safety, is a safe procedure at short-medium term, not associated with serious adverse events. Stentoplasty is comparable to kyphoplasty in terms of correction of kyphosis, time of exposure to radiation as well as cement postoperative loss in patients with osteoporotic vertebral body fracture, while it has been associated with a increase in the number of complications related to the materials used in during the procedure. Compared to vertebroplasty, stentoplasty has shown improvements in terms of restoration of vertebral height correction of kyphosis and bone cement volume required to perform the procedure.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2015
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Full HTA
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Osteoporotic Fractures
  • Pain
  • Stents
  • Fracturas de la columna vertebral
  • Cirugía
  • Procedimientos ortopédicos
Organisation Name: Andalusian Health Technology Assessment Area
Contact Address: Area de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias Sanitarias de Andalucia (AETSA) Avda. Innovación, s/n Edificio Arena 1. Sevilla (Spain) Tel. +34 955 006 309
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