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Figure 7.72. Radiograph in an infant with massive air embolism. Note the presence of air in the heart and in the vascular bed of the liver.

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Figure 7.72. Radiograph in an infant with massive air embolism. Note the presence of air in the heart and in the vascular bed of the liver.

Figure 7.73. A plain radiograph of the skull in the same infant with massive air embolism shows air in the ventricular collecting system. There was also an associated large intraventricular hemorrhage. Massive air embolism is a rare complication of excessive positive pressure resuscitation or ventilation.

Figure 7.73. A plain radiograph of the skull in the same infant with massive air embolism shows air in the ventricular collecting system. There was also an associated large intraventricular hemorrhage. Massive air embolism is a rare complication of excessive positive pressure resuscitation or ventilation.

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