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What are early warning signs and symptoms of air embolism?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Variable

Small amounts of air in circulation may be asymptomatic.
Introduction of 100 cc or more of air may cause heart failure, respiratory distress, presence of air in the heart on chest x-ray and in severe cases alterations in mental status and stroke like symptoms.

In brief: Variable

Small amounts of air in circulation may be asymptomatic.
Introduction of 100 cc or more of air may cause heart failure, respiratory distress, presence of air in the heart on chest x-ray and in severe cases alterations in mental status and stroke like symptoms.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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