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Air embolism during anaesthesia for arthography in a child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1015608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An infant aged 5 months, weighing 6 kg and suffering from congenital dislocation of the hip joint, was subjected to air arthrography of the right hip joint under general anaesthesia. Air embolism occurred following injection of air into the joint. The clinical management is described. Resuscitation was successfully accomplished and the patient was discharged from hospital without untoward sequelae.
A K Saha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1976 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-03-15     Completed Date:  1977-03-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1231-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, General
Embolism, Air / etiology*
Hip Joint / radiography*
Radiography / adverse effects

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