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Diagnosis and Management of Bone Cement Implantation Syndrome: Case Report and Brief Review.
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PMID:  21317615     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Bone cement implantation syndrome (BCIS) is a rare but potentially fatal intraoperative complication that occurs in patients undergoing cemented orthopedic surgeries. Lack of a robust definition of the syndrome due to rarity of the condition has probably contributed to under reporting of cases. We report a case of a 72-year-old woman hospitalized for an elective orthopedic procedure with a postoperative course complicated by BCIS requiring supportive care in the intensive care unit setting.
Ankur Kalra; Abhishek Sharma; Chandrasekar Palaniswamy; Seraj El-Oshar; Priyank Desai; Moussa Yazbeck; Sergio L Zanotti Cavazonni
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of therapeutics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-3686     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9441347     Medline TA:  Am J Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
1Division of Internal Medicine, Cooper University Hospital, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ; 2Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; 3Department of Medicine, New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY; and 4Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cooper University Hospital, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ.
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