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From: Spinal disease in myeloma: cohort analysis at a specialist spinal surgery centre indicates benefit of early surgical augmentation or bracing

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Improvement in Patient Reported Scores by Time to Presentation. This chart demonstrates the mean improvement in EQ-5D, ODI and VASB scores for Patients treated with and without BKP. Improvement was calculated as the difference between pre-treatment and post-treatment scores. The mean improvement with 95 % confidence intervals are illustrated. Patients presenting earlier than 195 days from diagnosis of MM are compared to those presenting later and were found to have a reduced benefit to treatment when presenting later, particularly in the TLSO group

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