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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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Due to the timely CPR, the air embolus
had already left the lung and migrated to the hepatic vein and inferior vena cava with blood.
Cerebral air embolus
occurs when an air bubble travels through the venous system by rising up through the bloodstream in an upright or mobile patient.
Ordway, "Air embolus
via CVP catheter without positive pressure: presentation of case and review," Annals of Surgery, vol.
is a potentially fatal complication of surgical or interventional procedures with an array of systemic complications.
following pulmonary interstitial emphysema in hyaline membrane disease.
Sudden neurological or cardiac events after manipulation of a CVC should call attention to a possible paradoxical air embolus
. To prevent such events, any manipulation of CVCs should be undertaken in the supine position.