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Air Embolism (Gas Embolism)

Blocking of a blood vessel by air bubbles that enter the circulatory system, usually after TRAUMA; surgical procedures, or changes in atmospheric pressure.
Also Known As:
Gas Embolism; Embolism, Air; Air Embolisms; Embolisms, Air; Embolisms, Gas; Gas Embolisms; Embolism, Gas
Networked: 1393 relevant articles (39 outcomes, 52 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hemorrhage
2. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Poisoning, Carbon Monoxide)
3. Brain Neoplasms (Brain Tumor)
4. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)
5. Heart Arrest (Cardiac Arrest)

Experts

1. Eckmann, David M: 12 articles (09/2013 - 08/2003)
2. van Hulst, Robert A: 4 articles (03/2014 - 07/2003)
3. Armstead, Stephen C: 4 articles (09/2013 - 07/2004)
4. Mackensen, G Burkhard: 4 articles (08/2011 - 04/2006)
5. Thali, Michael J: 4 articles (09/2010 - 11/2003)
6. Tetzlaff, Kay: 3 articles (10/2015 - 06/2004)
7. Sorbara, Carlo: 3 articles (08/2015 - 01/2008)
8. Torres Filho, Ivo P: 3 articles (03/2014 - 11/2011)
9. Spiess, Bruce D: 3 articles (03/2014 - 11/2011)
10. Torres, Luciana N: 3 articles (03/2014 - 11/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Air Embolism:
1. OxygenIBA
2. Carbon DioxideIBA
3. Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydroperoxide)FDA LinkGeneric
4. NitrogenIBA
5. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)FDA Link
6. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)FDA LinkGeneric
7. EmulsionsIBA
8. PlasticsIBA
9. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)IBA
10. Technetium (Technetium 99m)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Decompression
3. Hyperbaric Oxygenation
4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
5. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)