HBOT and Neurological Conditions

Dr. Pierre Marois’s Abstract International Congress on Hyperbaric Medicine October 2nd 2002 San Francisco, Ca The results of the sole double blind study on the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in the treatment of cerebral palsy were published last year in “ The Lancet”. Although the results show substantial and long-term improvements in gross motor function, speech, attention, memory […]

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Effect of arousal methods for 175 cases of prolonged coma after severe traumatic brain injury and its related factors

Chin J Traumatol. 2004 Dec;7(6):341-3. Jiang JY, Bo YH, Yin YH, Pan YH, Liang YM, Luo QZ. Department of Neurosurgery, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai 200001, China. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of arousal methods for prolonged coma of 175 patients with severe traumatic brain injury and related factors. METHODS: There were 175 cases with persistent […]

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Cerebral Oxygenation and the Recoverable Brain

By: Richard A. Neubauer and Phillip James Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a major source of disability. It is not only devastating to the patient and the family, but also creates a large financial drain on resources. In stroke it is often stated that most recovery takes place in the first three […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment In a Portable Chamber Improves Attention Span and Reaction Time in Patients with Acquired ADD

By: G. Heuser, MD, PhD, O. Aguilera, MD, S. Heuser, MA, J. Reeves, and C. Rogowski Introduction Toxic chemical exposure (solvents, pesticides, mold toxins and others) can significantly affect brain function in children and adults. These effects may last for years after toxic exposure has ceased. In many of our patients, attention and reaction time become impaired. We have therefore […]

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New Hope for the Neurologic Damaged Child, Cerebral Palsy, Anoxic Ishemic Encephalopathy and Traumatic Brain Injury

By: Neubauer RA, James PB. Cerebral oxygenation and the recoverable brain. Neuro Res: 20 (Suppl 1) S33-S36, 1998. A new era of therapy is now advancing for the treatment of neurologically disabled children at the Ocean Hyperbaric Center. In the United Kingdom there is a charity for CP (cerebral palsy) and the TBI (traumatic brain injury) child utilizing HBO (hyperbaric […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen for Treatment of Stroke & Traumatic Brain Injuries

by David A. Steenblock, BS, MS, DO This research paper was presented at the National Stroke Association Conference in Boston, October 16-18, 1997. Oxygen is Mother Nature’s most natural drug, most important nutrient and the element most essential to life. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a unique and important treatment which uses oxygen under pressure for the correction and healing of […]

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Low pressure hyperbaric oxygen therapy and SPECT brain imaging in the treatment of blast-induced chronic traumatic brain injury (post-concussion syndrome) and post traumatic stress disorder- a case report

By: Paul G Harch, Edward F Fogarty, Paul K Staab and Keith Van Meter Abstract A 25-year-old male military veteran presented with diagnoses of post concussion syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder three years after loss of consciousness from an explosion in combat. The patient underwent single photon emission computed tomography brain blood flow imaging before and after a block […]

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Case report: Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury with Hyperbaric Oxygen

HBOT & TBI

Col James K. Wright, USAF, MC, SFS; Eddie Zant MD, Kevin Groom PhD, Robert E. Schlegel PhD, PE, and Kirby Gilliland PhD Abstract: Two United States Air Force Airmen were injured in a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Iraq on 13 January 2008. Both airmen suffered concussive injuries and developed irritability, sleep disturbances, headaches, memory difficulties, and cognitive […]

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