Air Embolism in PT receiving Hemodialysis.

Air Embolism in PT receiving Hemodialysis.

Air embolism in the brain  a 42-year-old man with leukemia and fungal pneumonia (panel A) with was in a respirator after acute respiratory failure. Suddenly he coughed up blood and went into cardiac arrest. He was resuscitated, but CT-scan (panel B) showed a large amount of air in the blood vessels of the brain (air embolism).  Cardiac resuscitation and mechanical ventilation (perhaps combined with the lung infection) were the likely cause of the air embolism in this patient.

Air embolism in the brain a 42-year-old man with leukemia and fungal pneumonia (panel A) with was in a respirator after acute respiratory failure. Suddenly he coughed up blood and went into cardiac arrest. He was resuscitated, but CT-scan (panel B) showed a large amount of air in the blood vessels of the brain (air embolism). Cardiac resuscitation and mechanical ventilation (perhaps combined with the lung infection) were the likely cause of the air embolism in this patient.

Cardiac Anesthesiologist: Risk Factors for Air Embolism.

Cardiac Anesthesiologist: Risk Factors for Air Embolism.

Air embolism is a medical condition characterized by an air/gas bubble or bubbles in the bloodstream, which cause a variety of problems ranging from blockage of blood supply to organs, stroke like symptoms, and possible cardiac arrest if it reaches the heart. The primary causes for air embolism othe…

Scuba Diving and Air Embolism

Air embolism is a medical condition characterized by an air/gas bubble or bubbles in the bloodstream, which cause a variety of problems ranging from blockage of blood supply to organs, stroke like symptoms, and possible cardiac arrest if it reaches the heart. The primary causes for air embolism othe…

Healthitis - Free Health Info: Air Embolism

Healthitis - Free Health Info: Air Embolism

Q: I heard a lot about air embolism during my certification class. What causes it, and how can it be avoided?

Q: I heard a lot about air embolism during my certification class. What causes it, and how can it be avoided?

Biotronik Receives CE Mark for Its New Version of Galeo Coronary Guidewires

Biotronik Receives CE Mark for Its New Version of Galeo Coronary Guidewires

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is used for the treatment of air embolism and decompressed sickness.  At a very high level of atmospheric pressure, oxygen is used for therapeutic purpose; it helps in wound healing over 40 years. Visit to check details about the hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Mumbai.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is used for the treatment of air embolism and decompressed sickness. At a very high level of atmospheric pressure, oxygen is used for therapeutic purpose; it helps in wound healing over 40 years. Visit to check details about the hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Mumbai.

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