"Embolism, Air" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Blocking of a blood vessel by air bubbles that enter the circulatory system, usually after TRAUMA; surgical procedures, or changes in atmospheric pressure.
- Embolism, Air
- Embolism, Gas
- Embolisms, Gas
- Gas Embolism
- Gas Embolisms
- Air Embolism
- Air Embolisms
- Embolisms, Air
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Embolism, Air" by people in Profiles.
Harnsberger CR, Alavi K, Davids JS, Sturrock PR, Zayaruzny M, Maykel JA. CO2 embolism can complicate transanal total mesorectal excision. Tech Coloproctol. 2018 11; 22(11):881-885.
Chandrasekhara V, Khashab MA, Muthusamy VR, Acosta RD, Agrawal D, Bruining DH, Eloubeidi MA, Fanelli RD, Faulx AL, Gurudu SR, Kothari S, Lightdale JR, Qumseya BJ, Shaukat A, Wang A, Wani SB, Yang J, DeWitt JM. Adverse events associated with ERCP. Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Jan; 85(1):32-47.
Izamis ML, Efstathiades A, Keravnou C, Georgiadou S, Martins PN, Averkiou MA. Effects of air embolism size and location on porcine hepatic microcirculation in machine perfusion. Liver Transpl. 2014 May; 20(5):601-11.
Milla F, Cahan M. Lethal systemic air embolism in a multi-trauma patient. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Mar; 206(3):591.
Hollingsworth HM, Irwin RS. Acute respiratory failure in pregnancy. Clin Chest Med. 1992 Dec; 13(4):723-40.
Vartikar JV, Johnson MD, Datta S. Precordial Doppler monitoring and pulse oximetry during cesarean delivery: detection of venous air embolism. Reg Anesth. 1989 May-Jun; 14(3):145-8.
Erickson AD, Irwin RS, Teplitz C, Corrao WM, Tarpey JT. Cerebral air embolism complicating transbronchoscopic lung biopsy. Ann Intern Med. 1979 Jun; 90(6):937-8.