Venous gas embolization during endoscopic vein harvesting for coronary artery revascularization: A life-threatening event

Domenico Calcaterra, Tomas A. 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)498-499
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of cardiac surgery
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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