Tag: hyperbaric oxygen

28
Jan

HYPERBARIC OXYGENATION TREATMENT IN ONCOLOGY

Hyperbaric oxygenation therapy (HBOT) combats hypoxia, a predisposing factor for resistance to conventional cancer therapies. Its use as a sensitizer in conventional therapies has been shown to increase the effectiveness of radiotherapy and decrease mortality in some head and neck tumors and there is ample evidence of its use in radio induced lesions. Moreover, in the treatment of pain, it

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13
Jan

Hyperbaric oxygen can induce angiogenesis and recover erectile function

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is caused by microvascular or macrovascular insufficiency in the majority of patients. Recent studies have shown that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can induce angiogenesis in different body organs. The effect of HBOT on the non-surgery-related ED has not been investigated yet. The aim of the study “Hyperbaric oxygen can induce angiogenesis and recover erectile function” was to

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12
Dec

We opened a new center in Sevilla, Spain

A new center of attention was inaugurated in Sevilla, Spain. The headquarters is located at Av. José María Tomasetti, 27, 41740 Lebrija, and will offer the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to the community. Hyperbaric oxygenation treatment is a non-invasive method that consists of supplying oxygen in a pressurized cabin at 1.45 atmospheres (ATM). The normal ambient atmospheric pressure is

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22
Nov

Hyperbaric oxygen and muscle performance in maximal sustained muscle contraction

Muscle fatigue may be described as decreased ability to repeat or sustain a muscle contraction. A number of cellular mechanisms are thought to contribute to this decline in muscle performance, including mechanisms related both to increases in oxygen utilization and decreases in oxygen delivery. However, the relative contribution of these factors remains unclear. When the force of a muscle group

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11
Nov

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Compromised Graft or Flap

Tissue grafts and flaps are used to reconstruct wounds from trauma, chronic disease, tumor extirpation, burns, and infection. Despite careful surgical planning and execution, reconstructive failure can occur due to poor wound beds, radiation, random flap necrosis, vascular insufficiency, or ischemia-reperfusion (IR). Traumatic avulsions and amputated composite tissues—compromised tissue—may fail from crush injury and excessively large sizes. While never intended,

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5
Nov

Hyperbaric oxygen effects on sports injuries

In the last decade, competitive sports have taken on a whole new meaning, where intensity has increased together with the incidence of injuries to the athletes. Therefore, there is a strong need to develop better and faster treatments that allow the injured athlete to return to competition faster than with the normal course of rehabilitation, with a low risk of

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31
Oct

Scientific fundamentals of HBOT in diabetic foot

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment is one of the most effective and safe medical tools that can reduce the major amputation of extremities of patients with severely infected diabetic foot. It is a statistically proven treatment option and supported by studies in evidence-based medicine, as long as it is used in conjunction with conventional treatment, without replacing (or delaying) revascularization when necessary

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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 the

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1
Oct

Why does Hyperbaric Treatment 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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