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Rheumatoid arthritis - abatacept (2nd line) (rapid review of TA234) - NICE TAG TA280

1.1 Percutaneous vertebroplasty, and percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty without stenting, are recommended as options for treating osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures only in people:

  • who have severe ongoing pain after a recent, unhealed vertebral fracture despite optimal pain management and

  • in whom the pain has been confirmed to be at the level of the fracture by physical examination and imaging.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/TA280

 

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