oa South African Medical Journal - Massive venous air embolism

Volume 38, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The accidental human case reported here together with the experimental results shows that, in the absence of a cardiac septal defect, air or oxygen injected into the systemic veins in a coarse stream does not traverse the lung capillaries.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error