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A case of pulmonary vascular air embolism in the newborn.
Won Soon Park, Beom Soo Park, Hye Kyung Han, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Yun, Kyoung Mo Yeon, Je Geun Chi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(10):1422-1427.   Published online October 31, 1991
Pulmonary vascular air embolism is a rare, and almost invariably fatal complication of positive pressure ventilation of newborn infants. There have only been 53 cases described in the world literature to date. We have experienced a case of pulmonary vascular air embolism in a premature newborn as a complication of mechanical ventilation during the course of respiratory distress syndrome. The pathophysiology and clinical characteristics of...
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