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More Doubt Cast on Surgery for Spinal Compression Fractures

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THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study, a widely used form of spinal surgery was no more effective than placebo in treating spinal fracture pain for people with osteoporosis. Researchers and experts now say that the technique -- called vertebroplasty -- should not be a standard pain treatment for these patients. [...]