Cost Effectiveness and Efficacy of Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty Trial

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 18, 2016
ArthroCare Corporation
Cook Group Incorporated
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Avery Evans, MD, University of Virginia

Brief Summary:
Randomized trial comparing cost effectiveness and efficacy of kyphoplasty vs vertebroplasty for the treatment of painful, osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures Procedure: Kyphoplasty Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 112 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Cost Effectiveness and Efficacy of Kypho and Vertebro Plasty Trial
Study Start Date : May 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2011

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: vertebroplasty
Procedure: Kyphoplasty

Active Comparator: kyphoplasty
Procedure: Kyphoplasty

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Back specific functional status(Roland) [ Time Frame: 12 mo ]
  2. Pain [ Time Frame: 12 mo ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Health status outcome measure(SF-36) [ Time Frame: 12 mo ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
  • > or = 50 years of age
  • Compression fracture (T4-L5)within previous 12 mo.
  • Pain from compression fracture
  • No malignant tumor
  • No back surgery

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00279877

United States, Virginia
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22908
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Virginia
ArthroCare Corporation
Cook Group Incorporated
Principal Investigator: Avery Evans, M.D. University of Virginia

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Avery Evans, MD, MD, University of Virginia Identifier: NCT00279877     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 12031
First Posted: January 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Compression
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries