Air embolism occurs when air bubbles form inside the artery or the vein, causing blockage to the normal flow of blood. It can result from many different factors, such as a damaged vein and sudden shift in external pressure. In some instances, however, air embolism occurs as a result of a poorly-performed surgery, or an infusion therapy done by inexperienced or negligent medical professional.
Common symptoms of air embolism include the following:
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