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Desbaric air embolism during diving: an unusual complication of Osler-Weber-Rendu disease
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    Unconsciousness after diving in Osler-Weber-Rendu disease

    Dear Editor,

    The article published by Dr. Hsu and colleagues [1] appears to furnish a new mechanism for neurological decompression illness, related to intrapulmonary right-to-left shunting. However, the authors’ explanation of the mechanism of injury in their patient is not supported by a more detailed analysis.

    During a scuba dive, the tissue partial pressure of inert gas (nitrogen if the diver is brea...

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