Imaging of a Fatal Air Embolism from ERCP (P4.363)

CONCLUSIONS: Though most of the occurrences in relation to ERCP are portal venous air embolisms, which are absorbed spontaneously, serious and sometimes fatal complications have occurred including arterial air embolisms causing multiorgan damage including cerebral infarcts. Case history, pertinent imaging and pathological findings are discussed to bring awareness of this rare complication of ERCP and emphasize its early recognition. Disclosure: Dr. Jens has nothing to disclose. Dr. Lee has nothing to disclose. Dr. Ibrahimi has nothing to disclose.
Source: Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Cerebrovascular Case Reports Source Type: research

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