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Massive air embolism after Maze
  1. A Zirlik,
  2. T K Nordt

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A 66 year old white man underwent mitral valve replacement in another city for severe mitral regurgitation. Surgery included a Maze procedure due to persistent atrial fibrillation. The postoperative course was uncomplicated. Two weeks after discharge the patient collapsed. Being unconscious he had to be intubated. An initial …

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