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Guidance for Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty for Cancer Patients in Ontario: Recommendations Report 2017

Version: 2 Oct 2018
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Current
Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty Working Group

Guideline Objectives

Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty can be an appropriate treatment option for select cancer patients. These recommendations provide the basis for delivering vertebral augmentation for cancer-related vertebral compression fractures in Ontario. The aim is to ensure timely access to high quality, effective and sustainable care. The recommendations are based on best available evidence, the current practice in Ontario and consensus of experts in the field.

Intended Guideline Users

Physicians and healthcare administrators

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