Air embolism, a new complication of percutaneous nephrolithotomy. What are the implications?

@article{Miller1984AirEA,
  title={Air embolism, a new complication of percutaneous nephrolithotomy. What are the implications?},
  author={Ronald Anthony Miller and Michael J. Kellett and John E A Wickham},
  journal={Journal d'urologie},
  year={1984},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={
          337-9
        }
}
We report a single case of air embolism following air pyelography in a patient undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy. The significance of this finding and the implications for gas nephroscopy and the use of irrigants, stone solvents, coagulants and local anaesthetics are discussed. 

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