Pulmonary cement embolism after percutaneous vertebroplasty in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: incidence, characteristics, and risk factors.

@article{Kim2009PulmonaryCE,
  title={Pulmonary cement embolism after percutaneous vertebroplasty in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: incidence, characteristics, and risk factors.},
  author={Yeo Ju Kim and Joon Woo Lee and Kun woo Park and Jin-Seob Yeom and Hee Sun Jeong and Jeong Mi Park and Heung Sik Kang},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={251 1},
  pages={250-9}
}
PURPOSE To prospectively evaluate the incidence of, characteristics of, and risk factors for pulmonary cement embolism after percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board approval and written informed consent were obtained. From June 2006 to September 2007, 75 patients (57 women, 18 men; mean age, 74.78 years; range, 48-93 years) who underwent 78 PVP sessions at 119 levels for osteoporotic VCFs were… CONTINUE READING
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