Unexpected complication during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support: Ventilator associated systemic air embolism
Se-Min Ryu, Sung-Min Park, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kangwon National University Hospital, School of Medicine, Kangwon National Univerity, Chuncheon 24289, South Korea
Author contributions: Ryu SM wrote the report; Park SM designed the report, analyzed the data, and performed the literature search.
Supported by 2014 Research Grant from Kangwon National University.
Informed consent statement: This case report was exempt from the Institutional Review Board standards at Kangwon National University Hospital.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors reported no conflict-of-interest to disclose.
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Correspondence to: Sung-Min Park, MD, PhD, Doctor, Full Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kangwon National University Hospital, School of Medicine, Kangwon National Univerity, 200-722, Baengnyeong-ro 156, Chuncheon 24289, South Korea. email@example.com
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Received: April 2, 2018
Peer-review started: April 2, 2018
First decision: May 8, 2018
Revised: May 31, 2018
Accepted: June 7, 2018
Article in press: June 8, 2018
Published online: September 6, 2018