Coronary air embolism: A case report and review of the literature

Joud Dib, Andrew J. Boyle, Michael Chan, Jon R. Resar

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Coronary air embolism is a complication in the catheterization laboratory that can be associated with high morbidity and even mortality. A case report of air embolism and methods to prevent this complication from occurring are presented along with various management techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)879-900
Number of pages22
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2006


  • Air embolism
  • Catheterization laboratory complications
  • Coronary angiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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