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Table 6 Correlation between duration of pain and amount of pain relief post procedure

From: Analysis of percutaneous vertebroplasty—a prospective study

Pre-vertebroplasty Post vertebroplasty 7th day Post-vertebroplasty follow up after 3 month
Duration of pain (in months) Mean Pain score Mean activity score SD Mean pain score Mean activity score P value Mean Pain score Mean activity score SD P value
1-6 ( 20 patients) 8.1 1.2 1.8 4.82 1.1 0.041 2.5 0.8 1.3 0.002
6-12 (10 patients) 7.2 1.1 1.7 4.9 1.1 0.09 2.2 0.9 1 0.004
12-24 ( 12 patients) 7.7 1.02 1.3 5.65 1.04 0.14 4.1 1.2 1..1 0.43
>24 ( 8 patients) 8 1.2 1.6 6.2 1.05 0.18 6.6 1.8 1 0.64