Tag: Hyperbaric Medicine

5
Jan

How does the hyperbaric chamber help treat each type of ulcer?

Ulcers are injuries, wounds or open sores. They may have different origins or locations. They are more common in the elderly, who suffer from diabetes or have blood circulation problems. The lack of oxygen in the skin and tissues can infect the injurie and this complicates the healing process. There are different types of ulcer: Peptic: affects the stomach mucosa

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5
Jan

BIOBARICA WILL INAUGURATE NEW CENTERS IN 2018

Soon, three new BioBarica centers will open their doors. These are Paraná, Villaguay and Vicente López, who join the largest hyperbaric treatment network in Argentina. Paraná and Villaguay join Concordia and Concepción del Uruguay to complete four care centers in the Entre Ríos Province. Vicente López will have the third center in Buenos Aires, where the main headquarter is located

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3
Jan

How does the hyperbaric chamber help patients with scleroderma?

Scleroderma is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the connective tissue of several organs, mainly skin, lungs, heart, gastrointestinal tract, kidneys and osteomioarticular system, causing degenerative changes. Women are affected more commonly than men. The disease occurs mainly between the third and fifth decade of life, although it can arise at any age. Its causes are unknown, but current studies

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28
Dec

GREAT CLOSURE OF YEAR FOR BIOBARICA: NEW CENTER OPENINGS

Culminating a 2017 of great growth, BioBarica, the only Argentine company that manufactures hyperbaric chambers approved by ANMAT, inaugurated in these last weeks two new medical centers in the province of Buenos Aires. The cities of Bahía Blanca and Tandil were added to the expansion plan that the company planned and met with great satisfaction for this year. Throughout these

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22
Dec

How does the hyperbaric chamber help to treat burns?

A burn is an injury to the skin or other organic tissue caused mainly by heat or radiation, radioactivity, electricity, friction or contact with chemicals. According to WHO data: Burns cause approximately 180,000 deaths per year, most of which occur in low and middle income countries. Injuries from non-fatal burns are one of the main causes of morbidity. Burns occur

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20
Dec

Use of hyperbaric oxygen for wound management

Healing is a complex process that requires cell proliferation, collagen deposition and replenishment of the blood supply to the damaged site. Most wounds heal spontaneously. However, interventions are sometimes required. There are several factors that can delay and completely prevent healing, even when precautions are taken. The chronification of a wound exposes infections, emotional stress and additional surgical procedures. In

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18
Dec

Hyperbaric Treatment in disorders associated with trauma

The main objective of Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment is to raise the partial oxygen tension of arterial blood to levels higher than those under normal conditions. This intervention is performed between 60 and 90 minutes per session. In its beginnings, HBOT was proposed for specific pathologies. Advances and investigations have allowed the establishment of risk-free administration protocols in a variety of

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15
Dec

Everything you need to know about sessions in Hyperbaric Chamber

A hyperbaric chamber is a medical device where the patient enters to a hyperbaric environment (1.4 ATM) breathing a high concentration of oxygen (O2) per mask and obtaining the benefits generated by hyperoxia. Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment (HBOT) increases the volume of dissolved oxygen in the blood plasma, which produces a great variety of benefits generated by hyperoxia: it increases oxygenation

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12
Dec

How to strengthen the immune system?

The immune system is the body’s natural defense against infection, as it fights and destroys bacteria before they cause harm. When the immune system works properly, the body is less prone to contracting diseases. How to strengthen the immune system? Maintain a balanced diet Proteins: ensure that nutrients reach the bone marrow, where the white blood cells are produced. The

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6
Dec

5 ways to prevent infections

Strengthening hygiene measures can prevent the risk of infection and reduce the inappropriate or excessive use of antibiotics Avoiding contagious diseases and infections is important for everyone. Here are five simple things you can do: Handwashing Washing your hands is essential to prevent infections. Do it before preparing or ingesting any food, after going to the bathroom, coughing, sneezing, blowing

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