[Barotraumatic cerebral air embolism following scuba diving].

@article{Nakao1990BarotraumaticCA,
  title={[Barotraumatic cerebral air embolism following scuba diving].},
  author={Naoyuki Nakao and Hisataka Moriwaki and Yasuvuki Oiwa},
  journal={No to shinkei = Brain and nerve},
  year={1990},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={1097-100}
}
The authors report a case of barotraumatic cerebral air embolism following scuba diving, in which air embolism was diagnosed by CT. This kind of disorder becomes more frequent with the greater popularity of scuba diving. A healthy 24-year old woman made a rapid ascent with breath hold after a scuba dive to 8 meters for 20 minutes. On surfacing, she felt… CONTINUE READING