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Catastrophic venous air embolism during craniotomy in the supine position: the bleeding pattern as a warning sign?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23714971     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Venous air embolism is a serious complication during a neurosurgical procedure. Here is a case of a massive venous air embolism causing cardiac arrest in the supine position surgery. Identifying the alternative inflation and collapse of the sinus and taking emergency measures to avoid catastrophic result are important.
Authors:
Sung-Tai Wei; Der-Cherng Chen
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1536-3732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-05-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e228-9     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Neurosurgery, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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