gas embolism


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Synonyms for gas embolism

obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e

pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

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Direct insertion of the trocar has been associated with fewer insufflation-related complications, such as gas embolism and to be a faster technique than the Veress needle technique.
A potential consecutive problem of gas in the arterial blood vessels is arterial gas embolism and stroke like stated above.
As a result, unlike the recent recommendations to place patients with arterial gas embolism in the supine position, (3,5) the head down, laterally lying position was helpful in our case.
Acute cerebral gas embolism from hydrogen peroxide ingestion successfully treated with hyperbaric oxygen.
That led to a gas embolism, which pushed a huge amount of blood up to the heart, causing a heart attack and multiple organ failure.
It can be deadly as this gas replaces oxygen in the bloodstream, resulting in loss of consciousness, ruptured lungs and cerebral gas embolism.
For those not familiar with hyperbaric medicine, hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) is used to treat a variety of critical illnesses such as arterial gas embolism, carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, necrotizing fasciitis and acute arterial insufficiency/crush injuries.
28,29) In scuba divers there is an increased risk of nitrogen gas embolism across PFO.
Scuba diving is not safe, as the foetus is not protected against decompression sickness and gas embolism.
Emergency room physicians diagnosed the boy with a cerebral gas embolism - a temporary stroke caused by air bubbles in the bloodstream.
Air or gas embolism has occurred with the use of spray devices employing a pressure regulator to administer fibrin sealants.
On the basis of products, the overall market has been segmented into monoplace HBOT devices, multiplace HBOT devices and topical HBOT device On the basis of application type, the market has been segmented into wound healing, decompression sickness, infections, gas embolism and others.
Pulmonary interstitial emphysema with gas embolism in hyaline membrane disease.