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Posted by: loedolff | 2012/09/26

Air in vein

air pumped into vein, is it dangerus and how long

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Loedolff

Air pumped into a vein can be life threatening, depending on the volume of air. A large volume of air, at least 60 to 80ml, can cause an air bubble to form in the heart, which will in turn be detramental to heart function and lead to death.

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