Diverse outcome after air embolism in nonventilated preterm infants

Koehne, Petra; Hüseman, Dieter; Walch, Elisabeth; Bührer, Christoph; Hüseman, Dieter; Bührer, Christoph
October 2006
Intensive Care Medicine;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p1674
Academic Journal
case study
The article provides information on the three cases of air embolism in nonventilated preterm infants. In this context, early ultrasonography allowed the proper diagnosis of this acute condition. With this, significant intracerebral and intracardiac air was demonstrated in all cases.


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