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Descriptor English:   Embolism, Air 
Descriptor Spanish:   Embolia Aérea 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Embolia Aérea 
Synonyms English:   Air Embolisms
Embolisms, Air
Embolisms, Gas
Gas Embolism
Gas Embolisms
Embolism, Gas
Air Embolism  
Tree Number:   C14.907.355.350.254
Definition English:   Blocking of a blood vessel by air bubbles that enter the circulatory system, usually after TRAUMA; surgical procedures, or changes in atmospheric pressure. 
See Related English:   Decompression Sickness
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   4692 
Unique Identifier:   D004618 

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