air embolism

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Synonyms for air embolism

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

pain resulting from rapid change in pressure

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For arterial gas embolism, hyperbaric oxygen is the treatment of choice, as soon as cardiopulmonary stabilization has been achieved.
6 million grant (over 3 years) was made for support of research into Oxycyte's ability to treat/prevent organ damage from arterial gas embolism (AGE).
Arterial gas embolism may occur as a complication of diving or certain medical procedures.