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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Oxygen: Miracle Healer

The era of hyperbaric oxygen has finally arrived. A high-tech treatment that administers 100 percent oxygen at controlled pressures, forcing healing oxygen deep into tissues, has long been medically approved to treat conditions like bone infection, tissue necrosis caused by serious burns, or carbon monoxide poisoning. But until recently, most hyperbaric chambers were located in hospitals. Now centers are springing […]

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How mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy works and why it is good for our children

J.A. Buckley/Medical Veritas 2 (2005) 647 Hypothesis Physicists figured out years ago that a gas under pressure is more likely to dissolve into liquid—in mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the gas is oxygen and the liquid is blood. But under pressure, oxygen doesn’t only hook up to red blood cells (the “traditional” way oxygen is delivered to tissues), it also dissolves […]

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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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