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Table 1 Patient demographics and clinical data

From: Percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures

Characteristic No. (%)
Age (y) (n = 187 patients)  
60-69 35(18.7%)
70-79 74(39.5%)
80-89 66(35.3%)
90-99 12(6.5%)
Sex (n = 187 patients)  
Female 122(65%)
Male 65(35%)
No. of fractures treated (n = 187 patients)  
1 138(73.9%)
2 37(19.7%)
3 9(4.8%)
4 3(1.6%)
Cause of fracture (n = 187 patients)  
Osteoporosis 181(96.8%)
Metastasis 1(0.5%)
Multiple myeloma 5(2.7%)
Time from fracture to kyphoplasty (n = 187 patients)  
Acute (0–2 weeks) 18(9.6%)
Subacute (2 weeks–3 months) 93(49.7%)
Chronic (>3 months) 76(40.7%)
Time from kyphoplasty to latest OPD F/U (n = 187 patients)  
12 months 183(97.9%)
Loss of follow -up 4(2.1%)