NICE recommendations

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

NICE recommends vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty (without stenting) as possible treatment options for some people with spinal compression fractures caused by osteoporosis.

To consult detailed information about NICE recommendations see this link.

Guidance Percutaneous vertebroplasty and percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for treating osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures [Download pdf]