Pressure monitoring can accurately position catheters for air embolism aspiration

@article{Mongan1992PressureMC,
  title={Pressure monitoring can accurately position catheters for air embolism aspiration},
  author={Dr Paul Mongan and Richard Einer Peterson and DO RobertD.Culling},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Monitoring},
  year={1992},
  volume={8},
  pages={121-125}
}
Venous air embolism is a potentially catastrophic surgical complication. While prevention and early diagnosis represent the cornerstones of management, definitive therapy of a massive air embolus relies on aspiration of the air through an appropriately located multiorifice catheter. Currently, the most common method for accurately positioning a multiorifice… CONTINUE READING