Detection of site of air entry in venous air embolism: role of Valsalva maneuver.

@article{Sharma1994DetectionOS,
  title={Detection of site of air entry in venous air embolism: role of Valsalva maneuver.},
  author={Kumudini Sharma and Mukesh Tripathi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={209-11}
}
Venous air embolism in posterior fossa surgery is a well-documented complication. Various highly sensitive devices help in early detection of air embolism. In management of air embolism, sealing the site of air entry is an important step in preventing further episodes. Here we discuss the importance of inspiratory hold after lung inflation (Valsalva… CONTINUE READING