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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 602-605

Pulmonary cement embolization after vertebroplasty, an uncommon presentation of pulmonary embolism: A case report and literature review

1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fortis Hospitals, Bangaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Fortis Hospitals, Bangaluru, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Radiology, Fortis Hospitals, Bangaluru, Karnataka, India

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Nishant Sinha
Consultant Pulmonologist, Fortis Hospital, 154/9, Banerghatta Road, Bangalore - 560 083, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.168119

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Pulmonary Cement Embolization (PCE) is a rare complication of vertebroplasty surgery. There is no clear guideline for management of this entity. There is no definite protocol for anticoagulation in PCE. This is a case report of our patient who was diagnosed to have Pulmonary Cement Embolization, which was quite significant involving both lungs. She was successfully managed without long term anticoagulation.

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