An Explosive Decompression Accident

  title={An Explosive Decompression Accident},
  author={J. Giertsen and E. Sandstad and I. Morild and G. Bang and A. Bjersand and S. Eidsvik},
  journal={The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology},
Four divers in a compression chamber system were suddenly decompressed from 9 atm to 1 atm. One of the divers was about to close the door between the chamber system and the trunk when the accident happened. He was shot out through the door and severely mutilated. The three others died on the spot. The autopsy results are described. The most conspicuous finding was large amounts of fat in the large arteries and veins and in the cardiac chambers, as well as intravascular fat in the organs… Expand
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