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Is an air embolism after 24 hrs possible?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Highly unlikely: Where should the air come from? Why are you concerned about air embolism? 24 hours after what? Injection of air may cause embolism, within seconds or minutes. But 24 hours? Makes no sense.

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