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Fig. 2 | BMC Surgery

Fig. 2

From: Vertebroplasty and vertebroplasty in combination with intermediate bilateral pedicle screw fixation for OF4 in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: a retrospective single-Centre cohort study

Fig. 2

An 87-year-old female patient with an L1 osteoporotic fracture; conservative treatment failed, and then she was treated surgically with PV. One month after the operation, an adjacent-segment fracture occurred. a On the injured day, the patient accepted conservative treatment. bc The first admission X-ray and MRI showed a lumbar compression fracture at L1, and she underwent PV treatment. defg At the follow-up times of 3 months, 1 year, and 2.5 years postoperatively, X-ray showed vertebral collapse at L1, and a new adjacent-segment fracture occurred at T12; the kyphosis deformity deteriorated. However, the patient refused surgery, and she suffered from chronic back pain

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