Pulmonary Embolism Caused by Cement Leakage During Percutaneous Vertebroplasty: A Case Report of Successful Conservative Management

Abd El-Rahman, A. M.; Lazzarotti, A. G.; Cosottini, M.; Puglioli, M.
August 2012
Neuroradiology Journal;Aug2012, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p481
Academic Journal
Case Study
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) is considered a minimally invasive procedure, yet cement leakage into the circulation may result in serious complications. Here, we are reporting a case of pulmonary embolism following PV for treatment of osteoporotic compression vertebral fracture.


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