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Hyperbaric Oxygenation Summary

Description: The therapeutic intermittent administration of oxygen in a chamber at greater than sea-level atmospheric pressures (three atmospheres). It is considered effective treatment for air and gas embolisms, smoke inhalation, acute carbon monoxide poisoning, caisson disease, clostridial gangrene, etc. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992). The list of treatment modalities includes stroke.

Also Known As: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy; Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapies; Hyperbaric Oxygenations; Oxygen Therapies, Hyperbaric; Oxygen Therapy, Hyperbaric Show All >>

Networked: 2389 relevant articles (193 outcomes, 226 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Hyperbaric Oxygenation is Relevant

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 27 outcomes 20 studies in 239 results
  2. Ulcer : 14 outcomes 21 studies in 87 results
  3. Sensorineural Hearing Loss : 8 outcomes 10 studies in 37 results
  4. Anoxia (Hypoxia) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 66 results
  5. Necrosis : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 62 results
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Drugs Related to Hyperbaric Oxygenation

  1. Oxygen
  2. Carbon Monoxide
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  4. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  6. Alprostadil (Muse)
  7. Carboplatin (JM8)
  8. Warfarin (Coumadin)
  9. Vasodilator Agents (Vasodilators)
  10. Vitamins
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Therapies Related to Hyperbaric Oxygenation

  1. Amputation
  2. Debridement
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Radiotherapy
  5. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
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