A pilot study of the use of pain questionnaires in vertebroplasty research

Leigh A. Gray, D. F. Kallmes

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Abstract

Administration of comprehensive outcomes measures in elderly patients presenting for vertebroplasty is considered difficult. We administered a battery of 11 outcomes questionnaires with a total of 82 questions, both in person before vertebroplasty and by telephone after vertebroplasty in 20 consecutive patients (mean age, 74.5 years; 80% women). Initial and follow-up interviews required an average of 17.4 ± 0.36 minutes (range, 14-21 minutes) and 27.2 ± 0.73 minutes (range, 16-33 minutes), respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1364-1365
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume30
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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