Orbital Air Embolism After Intravenous Injection

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Title Orbital Air Embolism After Intravenous Injection
Creator Michael Rossiter-Thornton, FRANZCO, Aditya Varma, FRANZCR, Nitin Verma, FRANZCO, MD, Alex W. Hewitt, FRANZCO, PhD
Affiliation Departments of Ophthalmology (MR-T, NV, AWH) and Radiology (AV), Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia; and Menzies Research Institute (NV, AWH), Hobart, Australia
Abstract An asymptomatic air embolism in the right superior ophthalmic vein was discovered incidentally during a cerebral computed tomography, most likely due to a preceding intravenous fluid bolus. This case illustrates the potential risk of air emboli being propagated to the cerebral venous circulation during routine injections and fluid resuscitation.
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Publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Date 2018-12
Type Text
Source Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, December 2018, Volume 38, Issue 4
Language eng
Rights Management © North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Publication Type Journal Article
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Date Created 2020-01-08
Date Modified 2020-03-23
ID 1500778
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s63z37kr
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