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Embolism, Air MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Embolism, Air
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.355.350.254
Unique ID
D004618
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004618
Scope Note
Blocking of a blood vessel by air bubbles that enter the circulatory system, usually after TRAUMA; surgical procedures, or changes in atmospheric pressure.
Entry Term(s)
Air Embolism
Embolism, Gas
See Also
Decompression Sickness
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/18
Embolism, Air Preferred
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