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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_embolism

An air embolism, also known as a gas embolism, is a blood vessel blockage caused by one or ... Pulmonary barotrauma: Air bubbles can enter the bloodstream as a result of gross trauma to the lining of the lung following a rapid ascent ... Air can be injected directly into the veins either accidentally or as a deliberate act.

www.healthline.com/health/air-embolism

Aug 15, 2017 ... An air embolism occurs when one or more air bubbles enter a vein or artery and block it. Here's how air embolisms are caused and symptoms ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/186328.php

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 ...

www.quora.com/What-happens-if-you-inject-air-into-your-veins

On my first day as a house surgeon in the large Govt. Medical college, I saw something like this ... Unseen by the busy nurse, unknown to the consultant, a large air bubble, was moving slowly down the IV line. I knew that it was going to cause a ...

www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2866/can-air-injected-into-the-bloodstream-really-kill-you

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 ...

anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=2026502

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 ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/Air-embolism/Pages/Introduction.aspx

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 ...

www.healthhype.com/venous-air-embolism-air-bubble-in-the-veins.html

Air can enter the body through any blood vessel. A venous air emoblism is a bubble of air in the veins which returns oxygen-deficient blood to the right side of  ...

www.healthitalk.com/what-is-venous-air-embolism-air-bubbles-in-vein

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 ...