BioBarica Pacientes

9
Oct

How do the discoveries of the Nobel 2019 prize relate to Hyperbaric Medicine?

On Monday, October 7th, 2019, it was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine. The winners were William Kaelin, Gregg Semenza and Peter Ratcliffe, two Americans and a British who discovered the molecular mechanism by which cells adapt to lack of oxygen. The scientists found that cells have the ability to make adjustments in their metabolic rates for the functioning of

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1
Oct

Why does Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy favors rehabilitation?

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment is widely used in traumas that affect different organs and tissues. Some traumatisms that require surgery and can be treated with HBOT are acute traumatic ischemia, compartment syndrome, and injuries involving nerve, muscle, and bone tissue. In rehabilitation, HBOT favors the recovery of neurological and physical sequelae resulting from surgeries, traumatic injuries and cerebrovascular accidents (CVA). In

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30
Sep

BIOBARICA OPENS A NEW CARE CENTER IN BUENOS AIRES

From September 30th, our center of Azcuénaga 870 moves to Larrea, 1007, 5th floor, apartment. B, CABA. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy will be offered at this new BioBarica headquarters. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a non-invasive method that consists of supplying high concentrations of oxygen in a pressurized hyperbaric chamber at a minimum of 1.4 ATM atmospheres (higher than the normal ambient

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18
Sep

Hyperbaric oxygen for Parkinson’s disease with severe depression

Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) frequently suffer from nonmotor symptoms, with up to 40% to 60% of PD patients suffering from psychiatric symptoms. Psychiatric symptoms can exacerbate the neuromotor symptoms of PD, complicating the care of patients with PD. Previous research has suggested that psychiatric symptoms comorbid with PD decreases the quality of life for the patient and increases the

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10
Sep

Case report: hyperbaric oxygen in vasculitic ulcers

Skin ulcers are a dangerous and uncommon complication of vasculitis. Olivieri et al. describe the case of a teenager suffering from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with digital ulcer resistant to conventional therapy, treated successfully with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. The application of hyperbaric oxygen, which is used for the treatment of ischemic ulcers, is an effective and safe therapeutic option in patients

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26
Aug

Hyperbaric oxygen can reduce fibromyalgia symptoms

Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a persistent and debilitating disorder estimated to impair the quality of life of 2–4% of the population, with a 9:1 female-to-male incidence ratio. FMS is the second most common disorder, after osteoarthritis, observed by rheumatologists [1]. The defining symptoms of FMS include chronic widespread pain, intense pain in response to tactile pressure (allodynia), prolonged muscle spasms,

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7
Aug

Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Inflammatory Response to Wound and Trauma

Proper management of a chronic wound requires adequate oxygen delivery to the tissue, adequate-protein, vitamins, minerals, nutritional factors, a moist environment, an appropriate inflammatory milieu, debridement, and correction of contributing medical diagnoses. In some patients, these conditions are achieved easily and the wound closes properly. However, in other patients, no healing can be obtained despite aggressive management of these conditions.

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30
Jul

Review: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a treatment for chronic pain?

Management of pain, especially when it becomes chronic, is a challenging task requiring a multidisciplinary approach. Currently, most pharmacological, nonpharmacological and interventional modalities achieve only temporary or modest improvements in pain symptoms and often produce intolerable adverse effects which interfere with quality of life and lead to nonadherence. There is a need for new and effective chronic pain treatments that

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24
Jul

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for traumatic brain injury

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a treatment by which high oxygen concentrations are administered to a patient at a pressure greater than atmospheric pressure at sea level (i.e. one atmosphere absolute, ATA). The increased partial pressure of oxygen (pO2) within the blood and subsequent improved mitochondrial metabolism/tissue oxygenation constitutes the net effect of HBOT. Given that the dissolved oxygen content

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5
Jul

Hyperbaric oxygenation therapy in healthy individuals

The clinical use of Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBOT) consists of breathing oxygen (O2) at a high concentration in a pressurized chamber at least 1.4 absolute atmospheres (ATA). Under these conditions, a large amount of O2 is dissolved in the plasma, to be used by all cells, reaching even poorly perfused tissues. Developed initially for the recovery of carbon monoxide poisoning and

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