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Air embolism

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An air embolism, also known as a gas embolism, is an embolism or blood vessel blockage ... For venous air embolisms, death may occur if a large bubble of gas becomes lodged in the heart, stopping bl...

Air Embolism: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline

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Sep 25, 2015 ... An air embolism occurs when one or more air bubbles enter a vein or artery and block it. When an air bubble enters a vein, it's called a venous ...

The Straight Dope: Can air injected into the bloodstream really kill ...

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May 15, 2009 ... If an air bubble gets into a blood vessel, so might you. ... typically confined to veins, but if a bubble ends up in your arteries (which can happen if ...

What would happen if a person injected air into his vein? - Quora

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20 to 100 cc, but with huge variation. I will add that the only time bubbles of the type you see in an IV (which goes into a vein) are dangerous, is if they manage to  ...

biology - Can an air-bubble in a syringe kill the patient? - Skeptics ...

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Aug 3, 2013 ... Can injecting air into a vein with a syringe cause death? ... should inject an air bubble into his veins (instead of letting him die through inaction).

Bubbles in the brain veins as a complication of daily management of ...

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We report a preterm neonate who demonstrated venous dural sinus air embolism following daily management of a scalp vein catheter. The air embolism ...

Why does injecting air into your veins kill you? | Yahoo Answers

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Mar 25, 2014 ... I remember as a kid hearing that a single bubble of air would kill you. This is simply not the case. A small bubble in your vein is not harmful. Now if you send a  ...

Will injecting an air bubble kill you? - Bluelight

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Maybe it's an old wives tale, but ive always heard that injecting an air bubble into someones vein is fatal. Since I'm having trouble registering, ...

Air bubbles & shooting up - Destroying the Myth - Bluelight

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A lot of people comment about air bubbles with shooting up. ... you draw blood to confirm your in a vein, it will cause the blood to start clotting, ...

Volume of Air in a Lethal Venous Air Embolism | Anesthesiology ...

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In the reported cases, both veins of the broad ligaments, the inferior vena cava, ... Air bubbles were noted along the venous channels leading to the right side of ...

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Air Embolism: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News ...

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Jan 12, 2016 ... An air embolism, or more accurately, a gas embolism, occurs when one or more gas bubbles enter a vein or artery. This has the potential to ...

What is Venous Air Embolism? Air Bubbles in Vein – Health Talk

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Venous air embolism is a condition where air bubbles are present within the blood in the veins. This is a very serious condition that most often occurs after ...

Air embolism - NHS Choices

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May 20, 2015 ... An embolism can develop in an artery or vein. When an air bubble travels along an artery, it moves through a system of blood vessels that ...