Fatal air embolism during dental implant surgery: a report of three cases

@article{Davies1990FatalAE,
  title={Fatal air embolism during dental implant surgery: a report of three cases},
  author={J. M. Q. Davies and Lori A. Campbell},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesth{\'e}sie},
  year={1990},
  volume={37},
  pages={112-121}
}
Between October 6, 1986 and September 17, 1987, 11 patients underwent insertion of mandibular dental prostheses by the same oral surgeon. Three patients suffered cardiac arrest during surgery and subsequently died. Two of the patients who died had received general anaesthetics and the other had intravenous sedation given by three different anaesthetists. All three patients arrested suddenly, developing profound cyanosis and electrical mechanical dissociation, underwent prolonged resuscitative… CONTINUE READING

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