Hyperbaric Oxygen for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomised Multicentre Trial

By: Jean-Paul Collet, Michel Vanasse, Pierre Marois, Maxime Amar, Joanne Goldberg, Jean Lambert, Maryse Lassonde, Paule Hardy, Josée Fortin, Stéphane D Tremblay, David Montgomery, Jacques Lacroix, Ann Robinson, Annette Majnemer, and the HBO-CP Research Group Introduction Cerebral palsy is a collection of diverse syndromes characterised by disorders of movement and posture caused by a non-progressive injury to the immature brain. […]

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Hyperbaric Therapy-Based Multimode Therapy for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Author: Dr. Arun Mukherjee, MD Director, UDAAN for the Differently Abled, A-59 Kailash Colony, New Delhi, India CP is a multifactorial ischemic brain pathology with motor deficiencies, besides variable degrees of cognitive, sensory, communication and visual deficiencies. Based on the data we have gathered so far, we feel that in the medical intervention therapy of CP children receiving intensive Standard […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Cerebral Palsy Children

Philip James MB ChB, DIH, PhD, FFOM, Wolfson Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, The University of Dundee, Ninewells Medical School, Dundee DD19SY To significantly increase the delivery of oxygen delivery to the tissues requires the use of hyperbaric conditions, that is, pressures greater than normal sea level atmospheric pressure. When tissue is damaged, the blood supply within the tissue is also damaged […]

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Cerebral Palsy and the Brain Injuried Child

By: R. A. Neubauer, MD Cerebral Palsy is a term that encompasses many etiological factors in children diagnosed in utero to age fourteen. Problems may present in utero, peri-natal, and post-natal. Infections, traumatic brain injury, near-drowning, and strokes in children suffering from neurological problems come under the heading of Cerebral Palsy. Hyperbaric oxygenation not only relieves hypoxia but also jumpstarts […]

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Research on Pediatric Neurology & HBOT

INTERNATIONAL CHILD NEUROLOGY CONGRESS Ljubljana, Slovenia 13-18 September 1998 R. NEUBAUER, J. USZLER* land P. JAMES** Ocean Hyperbaric Center, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL (USA) * Department of Nuclear Medicine Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA (USA) ** The Hyperbaric Oxygen Trust Forest Row, England, (UK) and the University of Dundee, Scotland SUMMARY Anoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and traumatic brain injury in children are […]

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Recent Advances in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

By: Tarun Sahni, S. Hukku, Madhur Jain, Arun Prasad, Rajendra Prasad, Kuldeep Singh Hyperbaric Medicine is the fascinating use of barometric pressure for delivering increased oxygen dissolved in plasma to body tissues. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) is a form of treatment in which a patient breathes 100% oxygen at higher than normal atmospheric pressure that is greater than 1 atmosphere […]

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