Journal of Osteoporosis / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Prospective Single-Site Experience with Radiofrequency-Targeted Vertebral Augmentation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture

Table 1

Patient baseline characteristics.

CharacteristicValue
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Age, mean ± SD, y79 ± 10
Female, (%)17 (74)
Body mass index, mean ± SD, kg/m227 ± 7
Back pain severity, mean ± SD, cm7.9 ± 1.8
Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), mean ± SD, %74 ± 12
Vertebral collapse, mean ± SD, %27 ± 14
Fracture age, mean ± SD, days13 ± 13
Fracture type, (%)
 Wedge14 (61)
 Crush7 (30)
 Concave2 (9)
Medical history*, (%)
 Hypertension14 (61)
 Coronary artery disease8 (35)
 Diabetes mellitus5 (22)
 Previous spine surgery4 (17)
 COPD3 (13)

Reported on variables with frequency > 10%, sum of percentages > 100% due to multiple conditions per patient.

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