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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

An air embolism, or more generally gas embolism, is a rare but fatal medical condition.

Historical Perspective

Not much is known about the history of air embolism, but it has been diagnosed as early as the 19th century.[1]

References

  1. Nissar Shaikh & Firdous Ummunisa (2009). "Acute management of vascular air embolism". Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock. 2 (3): 180–185. doi:10.4103/0974-2700.55330. PMID 20009308. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)



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