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What is arterial gas embolism?

Arterial gas embolism involves obstruction of the blood supply to the organs which is caused by the presence of bubbles in an artery. The air bubbles can access the arterial or the venous blood after decompression sickness or pulmonary barotrauma. Once the bubbles are present in the arteries, they can travel to any organ and […]

What is arterial gas embolism?