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*  Arterial embolism
Fat embolism - embolism of bone fracture or fat droplets. Air embolism (also known as a gas embolism) - embolism of air bubbles ... Septic embolism - embolism of pus containing bacteria. Cancer embolism In contrast, amniotic fluid embolism almost exclusively ... for air embolism) Bone fracture (for fat embolism) A septal defect of the heart makes it possible for paradoxical embolization ... embolism of thrombus or blood clot. Cholesterol embolism - embolism of cholesterol, often from atherosclerotic plaque inside a ...
*  Venous thrombosis
An embolism that lodges in the lungs is a pulmonary embolism (PE). A pulmonary embolism is a very serious condition that can be ... particularly by air Pregnancy and the postpartum period Antiphospholipid syndrome (such as lupus anticoagulant) Trauma and ... Systemic embolisms of venous origin can occur in patients with an atrial or ventricular septal defect, through which an embolus ... IVCFs may be used in clinical situations where a person has a high risk of experiencing a pulmonary embolism, but cannot be on ...
*  Embolism
The embolus may be a blood clot (thrombus), a fat globule (fat embolism), a bubble of air or other gas (gas embolism), or ... An embolism in which the embolus is a piece of thrombus is called a thromboembolism. An embolism is usually a pathological ... Embolism can be classified as to where it enters the circulation either in arteries or in veins. Arterial embolism are those ... However, pulmonary embolism is generally classified as a form of venous embolism, because the embolus forms in veins, e.g. deep ...
*  Air embolism
vascular blockage by air bubbles An air embolism, also known as a gas embolism, is a blood vessel blockage caused by one or ... or withdrawal of air from the right atrium. There have been rare cases of air embolism being caused by air entering the ... vascular air embolism). In divers the incidence rate is 7/100,000 per dive. Air embolisms generally occur in the xylem of ... Venous or pulmonary air embolism occurs when air enters the systemic veins and is transported to the right side of the heart ...
*  Antral lavage
Air embolism. If the returning fluid is purulent, one repeats the puncture after a week. If more than three successive puncture ... Thomson, K.F.M (29 June 2007). "Air embolism following antral lavage". The Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 69 (12): 829-832. ...
*  Accelerated Seldinger Technique
Air embolism. Venous air embolism (VAE), or gas bubbles in the bloodstream, occurs when air enters the peripheral or central ... Finally, AST reduces by 50% the open-to-air events that can cause an embolism. Currently, one manufactured device, The WAND ( ... The uninserted end of the needle is open to the air, potentially allowing air to enter and cause a VAE. Later in the process, ... Guidewire embolism. MST presents the risk that the guidewire will be lost in the vein while the clinician is pushing in the ...
*  Decompression sickness
Bove, Alfred A (April 2009). "Arterial Gas Embolism: Injury During Diving or Work in Compressed Air". Merck Manual Professional ... 1872: The similarity between decompression sickness and iatrogenic air embolism as well as the relationship between inadequate ... O'Dowd, Liza C; Kelley, Mark A (October 2000). "Air embolism". Chinese Medical Biotechnology Information Network. Peking ... A US Air Force study reports that there are few occurrences between 5,500 m (18,000 ft) and 7,500 m (24,600 ft) and 87% of ...
*  Trendelenburg position
The Trendelenburg position can be used to treat a surgical air embolism by placing the right ventricular outflow tract inferior ... Stonier, JC (1985). "A study in prechamber treatment of cerebral air embolism patients by a first provider at Santa Catalina ... Orebaugh SL (1992). "Venous air embolism: clinical and experimental considerations". Crit Care Med. 20 (8): 1169-77. doi: ... causing the air to migrate superiorly into a position within the right ventricle from which air is less likely to embolize. ...
*  Bell Island (Newfoundland and Labrador)
"Air embolism killed Bell Island diver: autopsy". CBC News. 2007-02-07. Retrieved 2012-09-29. "Bell Island adventurers resume ... On February 4, 2007, expedition member Joseph T. Steffen died of an air embolism during a dive into the mine. The project ... A documentary that aired on the History Channel about electromagnetic pulse weapons investigated the speculation that the ...
*  Autotransfusion
Thus reducing the chances of an air embolism. In accordance with Guidelines set by the American Association of Blood Banks the ... Problems still arose, however, with air embolism, coagulopathy, and hemolysis. The devices used during the Korean and Vietnam ... introduction of air embolism, and renal failure resulting from unfiltered particulate in the reinfused blood. As the Bentley ... careful monitoring should take place during reinfusion to avoid the potential of air embolism. Therefore, it is recommended to ...
*  Dogliotti's principle
Naulty JS, Ostheimer GW, Datta S, Knapp R, Weiss JB (November 1982). "Incidence of venous air embolism during epidural catheter ... the loss of resistance to air technique (LORA). These use, respectively, saline or air to identify the epidural space. The LORS ... is generally favoured due to the increased complication risk with the LORA technique such as pneumocephalus or air embolism. ...
*  Hyperbaric medicine
"Air or Gas Embolism". Retrieved 2011-08-21. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. "Carbon Monoxide". Retrieved 2011-08-21. ... The increased overall pressure is of therapeutic value in the treatment of decompression sickness and air embolism as it ... Jørgensen TB, Sørensen AM, Jansen EC (April 2008). "Iatrogenic systemic air embolism treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy". ... Air or gas embolism; Carbon monoxide poisoning;Carbon monoxide poisoning complicated by cyanide poisoning; Central retinal ...
*  Mamie Cadden
One of her clients died from an air embolism in the heart in 1951. Cadden left the woman's body outside on the street. Even ... Five years later, one of her patients, Helen O'Reilly, died of an air embolism during a procedure to abort a pregnancy in the ... Helen O'Reilly died as a result of an air embolism. She was 5 months pregnant, and the death occurred during an abortion. Tools ...
*  Death of Tina Watson
Williams found florid evidence of air embolism, but no degenerative disease. He gave the cause of death as drowning. Due to the ... He said that when Tina grabbed for his alternate air source, he did not give it to her and then swam away from her as she sank ... When Tina was brought to the surface her regulator was still in her mouth, her tank still had air, and tests indicated no ... It was reported that the Coroner found "that Watson likely killed his 26-year-old wife by turning off her air supply and ...
*  Sex after pregnancy
A fatal air embolism, when air enters the bloodstream, can occur due to sex shortly after childbirth before the placental bed ... Batman, PA; Thomlinson J; Moore VC; Sykes R (1998). "Death due to air embolism during sexual intercourse in the puerperium". ...
*  Central venous catheter
An air embolism is the result of air bubbles obstructing a blood vessel. Air embolisms are a very infrequent complication ... The threat of air embolism is minimized by proper CVC removal with Trendelenburg positioning. Hemorrhage (profuse bleeding) and ... Bartolini, Luca (2015). "Pearls & Oy-sters: Cerebral venous air embolism after central catheter removal". Neurology. 84: e94- ... Rarely, small amounts of air are sucked into the vein as a result of the negative Intra-thoracic pressure and insertion ...
*  Pulmonary tractotomy
Or the patient may suffer a pulmonary air embolism and subsequently die.[citation needed] Penetrating lung injuries can be ... and air leaks in patients with penetrating lung injuries. Also, pulmonary tractotomy can preserve healthy pulmonary tissue ( ...
*  Christian J. Lambertsen
Bove AA, Clark JM, Simon AJ, Lambertsen CJ (March 1982). "Successful therapy of cerebral air embolism with hyperbaric oxygen at ... November 1955). "Oxygen toxicity; arterial and internal jugular blood gas composition in man during inhalation of air, 100% O2 ... The dynamics and composition of spontaneous, continuous gas embolism in the pig during isobaric gas counterdiffusion. Fed. Proc ... CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link) Branger AB, Lambertsen CJ, Eckmann DM (February 2001). "Cerebral gas embolism ...
*  Psychiatric disorders of childbirth
Arterial occlusion may be due to thrombi, amniotic fragments or air embolism. Postpartum cerebral angiopathy is a transitory ...
*  Tracheid
This is likely one mechanism that helps plants prevent air embolisms. The term "tracheid" was introduced by Carl Sanio in 1863 ...
*  The Last Death of Henry Morgan
While dying, Henry injects Adam with air, causing Adam to suffer an air embolism. Jo, who followed Henry to the tunnel, finds ... Instead, they researched possible alternatives and decided that an air embolism to the brainstem which would paralyze Adam but ... When the pilot aired, series creator Miller planned to reveal the character later in the series. In the series' sixth episode, ... The episode aired in Spain on September 2, 2015, and attracted 1.188 million viewers. It also had an audience share of 23.2%, ...
*  Joseph Wattmann
Also, he made important contributions towards the treatment and understanding of air embolisms. A thoroughfare in the Hietzing ... treatise on air embolisms. Biography @ Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie EAU Annual Congress - Vienna 2011 Archived 2013-11-02 at ...
*  Syringe
Injecting of air into a blood vessel is hazardous, as it may cause an air embolism; preventing embolisms by removing air from ... A 3-way syringe/nozzle has separate internal channels supplying air, water or a mist created by combining the pressurized air ... The ancillary tool (generally part of a dental engine) used to supply water, compressed air or mist (formed by combination of ... Examples include the transfer of air-sensitive or pyrophoric reagents such as phenylmagnesium bromide and n-butyllithium ...
*  Peripheral venous catheter
Infection, phlebitis, extravasation, infiltration, air embolism, hemorrhage (bleeding) and formation of a hematoma (bruise) may ...
*  Apt Pupil (film)
... he commits suicide by giving himself an air embolism. When French learns that the man who met Todd at school was not Todd's ...
*  Neodymium
It is a soft silvery metal that tarnishes in air. Neodymium was discovered in 1885 by the Austrian chemist Carl Auer von ... Breathing the dust can cause lung embolisms, and accumulated exposure damages the liver. Neodymium also acts as an ... "Rare-Earth Metal Long Term Air Exposure Test". Retrieved 2009-08-08. C. R. Hammond (2000). The Elements, in Handbook of ... Neodymium metal tarnishes slowly in air and it burns readily at about 150 °C to form neodymium(III) oxide: 4 Nd + 3 O2 → 2 ...
*  Drip chamber
They are commonly employed in delivery systems of intravenous therapy and act to prevent air embolism. The use of a drip ... A drip chamber is a device used to allow gas (such as air) to rise out from a fluid so that it is not passed downstream. ...