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M.O. Wielpütz reports grants from Vertex, grants from Boehringer Ingelheim and grants from Christiane Herzog Stiftung e. V. outside the submitted work. N. Geis received speaker’s honoraria from W.L. Gore & Associates GmbH and Daiichi Sankyo Deutschland GmbH outside the submitted work. C.P. Heussel received lecture fees from Novartis, Basilea and Bayer and research funding from the German Center for Lung Research outside the submitted work. Stock ownership in medical industry: GSK. R.M. Mathy, T.C. Kuhn, J. Kappes, A. Ruhparwar, L. Frankenstein, M. Tanner, C. Fischer, C. Kasperk, M. Kreuter and F.M. Wilkens declare that they have no competing interests.
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Mathy, R.M., Kuhn, T.C., Kappes, J. et al. Intracardial PMMA bone cement embolism after kyphoplasty—an unusual cause for sudden chest pain, hemothorax and hemopericardium. Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00063-020-00698-9