International Incidence of CGE


The reported incidence in Pennsylvania with a population roughly similar to London from their website:

(These are numbers of ALL air/gas embolism, not only those involving the cerebral circulation)



http://patientsafetyauthority.org/ADVISORIES/AdvisoryLibrary/2012/Jun;9%282%29/Pages/58.aspx

French, Australian and UK figures, from existing publications, with the population of the drainage area:

City/ Country
Cases per 10 year period
Population in million
 Paris 125 cases in 10 years (1) 12.2
 Marseille 86 cases in 20 years (~43 in 10 years) (4) 1.58
 Australia 39 cases in 10 years (5) 23
 Sydney 8 cases in 10 years (6) 4.4
 UK 5 cases in 10 years (BHA statistics)
A further 7 cases were not treated, see reasons below
 62.7

These are 2002-2012 data.
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