Tag: neurology

15
Jun

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improves spatial learning and memory in a rat model of chronic traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury  (TBI) is a disorder of major public health significance. Each year in the United States alone there are  100 new cases/100,000 population and  52,000 deaths (NIH Consensus, 1999). Most patients survive and add to an increasing prevalence of chronic TBI, estimated at 2.5 – 6.5  million individuals in 1998 (NIH Consensus, 1999). HBOT  is the use of

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5
Jun

HBOT IS AN EFFECTIVE COMPLEMENT FOR NEUROLOGICAL PATHOLOGIES

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a treatment that helps in the recovery of different diseases. In Neurology, it is successfully applied in the recovery and / or rehabilitation of patients who have undergone ischemic stroke or who suffer from Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease. It also applies to those who have suffered spinal cord injuries. There are several articles published by

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18
Apr

5 CHANGES IN PATIENTS WITH STROKE TREATED WITH HYPERBARIC CAMERA

The stroke is a very common cause of death and the leading cause of disability in adults, according to OMS. It is estimated that 15 million people in the world suffer a stroke each year and about 5 million are left with permanent consequences. Stroke occurs when blood is prevented from flowing into the heart or brain, and this can

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