Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the treatment of Cerebral Palsy, a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture, typically caused by damage to the brain before birth.

Treatment of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accidents with Hyperbaric Oxygenation

[Lecba ischemickych mozkovych cevnich prihod hyperbaroxii.] Vnitr Lek 1992 Jul;38(7):645-50 (ISSN: 0042-773X) Berger J; Emmerova M; Hadravsky M; Kratky M; Vetrovcova J; Berkova E Neurologicka klinika FN Plzen. The authors present eleven year’s experience with comprehensive treatment of patients who suffered an ischemic cerebrovascular attack. This comprises so-called conventional treatment of cerebrovascular attacks and also hyperbaroxia, i.e. administration of oxygen […]

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Pediatric Cerebral Palsy Treated by 1.5 ATA Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

By: Kevin F. Barrett, M.D.; Kevan P. Corson, Certified Hyperbaric Technician; Jon T. Mader, M.D. Objective To determine if 1.5 ATA hyperbaric oxygen therapy can ameliorate the neurologic deficits associated with pediatric cerebral palsy. Background Numerous anecdotal reports attest to the amelioration of neurologic deficits in a variety of chronic cerebral insults including cerebral palsy. Improvement is attributed to the […]

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Neuropsychological Effects Of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy In Cerebral Palsy

Source: Developmental Medicine and child neurology. 2002 Jul; 44(7): 436-46 Test Groups: Active Treatment Group- 100% Oxygen at 1.75 ATA Sham Treatment Group- Ambient Air at 1.3 ATA Test Subjects: 75 children diagnosed with CP aged 4 to 12 years Conclusion: No statistical difference was found between the two treatments. The sham group improved significantly on eight dimensions of the […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy In The Prevention Of Delayed Deterioration And Cerebral Palsy Following Periventricular Damage In The Newborn

Phillip B James, Wolfson Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, Ninewells Medical School, The University of Dundee, Scotland Introduction The introduction of routine ultrasound screening in premature neonates can reveal evidence of cerebral damage prior to the development of clinical signs. Although far from being a sensitive tool, ultrasound can demonstrate the gross forms of periventricular hemorrhage and edema that characterize this form […]

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Effects of Pressurized Oxygen in Acute Brain Insult

From the 3rd International Symposium for Cerebral Palsy and Brain-Injured Child Effects of Pressurized Oxygen in Acute Brain Insult Reduces cerebral edema & ICP Limits the ischemic cascade Reduces CNS lactate peak in hypoxia Neutralizes toxic amines Deaggragation of platelets Increases Phagocytic activity of PMN cells (white blood cells) Reduces Adhesiveness of WBCs to endothelium Perfuses all tissues spaces Life […]

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Clinically Observed Reduction of Spasticity in Patients with Neurological Diseases and in Children with Cerebral Palsy from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

MACHADO, 1.J. Neurological Advisor of “Centro Brasileiro de Medicina Hyperbarica” – Rua Bento ale Andrade, 70, Sao Paulo, Brazil Our personal experience with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in patients with neurological diseases started in 1979. From that time we have used it as an adjunct to physiotherapy in the rehabilitation of these patients. In the first four years, we worked […]

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