For venous air embolisms, death may occur if a large bubble of gas becomes
lodged in the ... Air can be injected directly into the veins either accidentally or as
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 gradually become ...
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).
Jul 7, 2013 ... ... vein. The air bubbles are then viewed using a sonogram. .... The reason this
can occur in the arteries but not the veins is that the arteries only ...
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, ...
Jan 19, 2012 ... Worst case, the air bubble pumps through your veins and ends up stuck
somewhere, blocking the blood flow to something important like your ...