Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 480–482 | Cite as

Air embolism with survival in a neonate

  • R. C. Savani
  • D. F. Merten
  • J. E. Brazy
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Air embolism in neonates is usually fatal. We describe an infant who survived and discuss the pathogenesis and management of this condition.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Savani
    • 1
  • D. F. Merten
    • 1
  • J. E. Brazy
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Pediatrics and RadiologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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