Facial emphysema after insertion of gastric tube.

A 67-year-old man was admitted to the hospital after an acute syncope. The patient had undergone a heart transplantation 2 years earlier and presented with ascites, peripheral edema, and jugular venous distension. Echography revealed high-grade tricuspid regurgitation, and the patient was scheduled for replacement of the tricuspid valve. Directly after an… CONTINUE READING