Vertebroplasty and the placebo response

Radiology. 2011 Jun;259(3):621-5. doi: 10.1148/radiol.11102412.


Our interpretation of the evidence for vertebroplasty has distinctive implications for clinical practice and health policy.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Intramural

MeSH terms

  • Bone Cements
  • Humans
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Pain Measurement
  • Placebo Effect*
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Spinal Fractures / surgery*
  • Vertebroplasty*


  • Bone Cements