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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

 Sam and HBO model.jpg    What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy {HBOT}?

 
HBOT is an adjunctive treatment in which the patient breathes 100% pure oxygen while enclosed in a spacious pressurized chamber at greater-than-normal atmospheric pressure.  This provides 15-20 times the normal amount of oxygen to the body's tissues.  The ultimate result is that the body's natural wound healing mechanisms, which are oxygen dependent, are able to function more efficiently.  Between 10 and 20% of our wound care patients are treated with adjunctive HBOT.
Possible Indications for HBOT
  • Soft Tissue Radionecrosis
  • Osteoradionecrosis
  • Preservation of Skin Grafts & Flaps
  • Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis
  • Diabetic Ulcer of Lower Extremities
  • Crush Injury
  • Acute Traumatic Peripheral Ischemia
  • Progressive Necrotizing Infections
  • Gas Gangrene 
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If you are a HBOT Candidate or Current Patient
Click Here for the HBO Patient Guide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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