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During the acute haemorrhage, he also appeared to suffer a coronary air embolism, possibly due to introduction of air into the bleeding arteriovenous malformation during intermittent positive pressure ventilation through the endotracheal tube.
However, the arterial oxygen saturation remained at 90% despite intermittent positive pressure ventilation with 100% oxygen and use of PEEP +10 cm [H.
The patient's oxygenation improved on the removal of blood clots and intermittent positive pressure ventilation, and he was extubated on the same day after the successful angiographic embolization.

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