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Papers: 16 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019

Human Studies

2019 Jul

Spine J



Association between MRI findings and back pain after osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a multicenter prospective cohort study.


Ahmadi S A, Takahashi S, Hoshino M, Takayama K, Sasaoka R, Tsujio T, Yasuda H, Kanematsu F, Kono H, Toyoda H, Nakamura H
Spine J. 2019 Jul; 19(7):1186-1193.
PMID: 30772505.


Osteoprotic vertebral fractures(OFV) are common in elderly people. The association between back pain due to OVF with MRI signal change is unclear. In this study we hypothesized that MRI findingswould be a predictive factor for back pain measured by VAS at 6 months follow-up.