Table 1:

Mean procedure and fluoroscopy times during kyphoplasty (KP), vertebroplasty with a CDS (VP-CDS), and vertebroplasty with syringes (VP-S)

KPVP-CDSVP-S
Total procedure time55.7 ± 1344.2 ± 11.839.3 ± 8
    95% CI53.0–58.541.6–46.835.6–43.0
Needle/device placement4.4 ± 1.44.3 ± 1.93.9 ± 2.4
    95% CI4.1–4.73.9–4.72.8–5.0
Cement delivery2.1 ± 0.93.7 ± 1.11.5 ± 0.6
    95% CI1.9–2.33.5–4.01.2–1.8
Total fluoroscopy time6.5 ± 1.88.0 ± 2.25.4 ± 2.6
    95% CI6.1–6.97.6–8.54.2–6.6
  • Note:—Times, which are in minutes, are means ± SD.