Venous gas embolization during endoscopic vein harvesting for coronary artery revascularization

A life-threatening event

Domenico Calcaterra, Tomas Salerno

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Abstract

A case of massive gas embolization during endoscopic vein harvesting is presented. This potentially life-threatening condition should be promptly diagnosed and treated. A brief review of the current literature is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)498-499
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

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Venous gas embolization during endoscopic vein harvesting for coronary artery revascularization : A life-threatening event. / Calcaterra, Domenico; Salerno, Tomas.

In: Journal of Cardiac Surgery, Vol. 22, No. 6, 01.11.2007, p. 498-499.

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