SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Obstructive Lung Disease
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Foreign body embolism is a rare complication of spinal surgery. A variety of substances have been implicated, but to our knowledge, this is the first case of pulmonary embolism (PE) caused by a thrombin-based hemostatic matrix (TBHM) following discectomy.