Methylmethacrylate pulmonary emboli: radiographic and computed tomographic findings.

Journal Article

One of the most serious potential complications of vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty is the embolization of methylmethacrylate cement into the pulmonary arteries. We present an overview of the subject and a pictorial review the spectrum of radiographic and computed tomographic appearances of methylmethacrylate cement pulmonary emboli.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pelton, WM; Kirsch, J; Candocia, FJ; Allen, BC; Bhalla, S; Mohammed, T-LH

Published Date

  • August 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 241 - 247

PubMed ID

  • 19704332

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19704332

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1536-0237

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/RTI.0b013e3181a6e5c9


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States