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  • Print publication year: 2006
  • Online publication date: November 2009

Case 43 - Scuba diver with decompression sickness

from Part II - Uncommon cases of stroke
SUGGESTED READING
Brubakk, A. & Neuman, T. (ed.) Bennett and Elliotts' Physiology and Medicine of Diving. 5th edn., W. B. Saunders, 2003.
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Moon, R. E., Camporesi, E. M., & Kisslo, J. A.Patent foramen ovale and decompression sickness in divers. Lancet 1989; 1:513–514.
Reul, J., Weis, J., Jung, A., Willmes, K., & Thron, A.Central nervous system lesions and cervical disc herniations in amateur divers. Lancet 1995; 345:1403–1405.
Ries, S., Knauth, M., Kern, R.et al. Arterial gas embolism after decompression: correlation with right-to-left shuntingNeurology 1999; 52:401–404.
Wilmshurst, P. T., Byrne, J. C., & Webb-Peploe, M. M.Relation between intraatrial shunts and decompression sickness in divers. Lancet 1989; 2:1302–1305.