Pulmonalarterielle Knochenzement-Embolie (PMMA) nach Vertebroplastie bei multiplen osteoporotischen LWS-Sinterungsfrakturen

  title={Pulmonalarterielle Knochenzement-Embolie (PMMA) nach Vertebroplastie bei multiplen osteoporotischen LWS-Sinterungsfrakturen},
  author={Joseph Neuwirth and J Weber and Bernd M. Kohler},
  journal={Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift},

Asymptomatic Bone Cement Pulmonary Embolism after Vertebroplasty: Case Report and Literature Review

The ancedotal case illustrates the need for close monitoring of patients undergoing percutaneous vertebroplasty and emphasizes the importance of prompt and correct diagnosis and treatment, even if actually there is no agreement regarding the therapeutic strategy.

Management of pulmonary cement embolism after percutaneous vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty: a systematic review of the literature

In cases of asymptomatic patients with peripheral PCE, it is recommended to proceed according to the guidelines regarding the treatment of thrombotic pulmonary embolisms, which includes initial heparinization and a following 6-month coumarin therapy.