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Table 3 Surgical parameters in the two groups

From: Unilateral curved versus bipedicular vertebroplasty in the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures

VariableCVP groupBVP groupP-value
 N = 29N = 75 
Mean (SD) Operation duration (min)29.2 ± 8.041.0 ± 8.20.000*
Duration of fluoroscopy18.9 ± 3.825.9 ± 4.80.000*
Volume of cement per level (mL)
 T(T1–10)4.5 ± 2.14.2 ± 2.20.875
 TL(T11-L2)5.3 ± 1.45.5 ± 1.80.725
 L(L3–5)4.3 ± 1.56.5 ± 2.00.120
 Cement leakage rate per level treated (n%)8/35 (22.9%)36/82 (43.9%)0.038*
  1. *P < 0.05