Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Air Embolism

@article{Mirski2007DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Air Embolism},
  author={M. Mirski and A. Lele and Lunei Fitzsimmons and T. Toung},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={106},
  pages={164-177}
}
  • M. Mirski, A. Lele, +1 author T. Toung
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Vascular air embolism is a potentially life-threatening event that is now encountered routinely in the operating room and other patient care areas. The circumstances under which physicians and nurses may encounter air embolism are no longer limited to neurosurgical procedures conducted in the “sitting position” and occur in such diverse areas as the interventional radiology suite or laparoscopic surgical center. Advances in monitoring devices coupled with an understanding of the pathophysiology… CONTINUE READING
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