Is emergency thoracotomy always the most appropriate immediate intervention for systemic air embolism after lung trauma?

Chest. 1999 Jul;116(1):234-7. doi: 10.1378/chest.116.1.234.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Embolism, Air / etiology
  • Embolism, Air / surgery*
  • Emergency Treatment
  • Humans
  • Lung Injury*
  • Thoracotomy*