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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All the right moves: the need for the timely use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treating TBI/CTE/PTSD

Kenneth P. Stoller¹* * Corresponding author Email: ¹ Chief of Hyperbaric Medicine, Hyperbaric Oxygen Clinic of San Francisco, HOCSF/Azzolino CN&IW, 1545 Broadway 1-A, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA Abstract The modern age of hyperbaric medicine began in 1937; however, today few know about hyperbaric oxygen’s effects on the body and medical conditions outside of diving medicine and wound care centers […]

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A Phase I Study of Low-Pressure Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Blast-Induced Post-Concussion Syndrome and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

By: Paul G. Harch, Susan R. Andrews, Edward F. Fogarty, Daniel Amen, John C. Pezzullo, Juliette Lucarini, Claire Aubrey, Derek V. Taylor, Paul K. Staab, and Keith W. Van Meter Abstract This is a preliminary report on the safety and efficacy of 1.5 ATA hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in military subjects with chronic blast-induced mild to moderate traumatic brain injury […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen for Treatment of Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injuries

By: Steenblock, David A., Journal of Naturopathic Medicine, 10477837, 1998, Vol. 8, Issue 1 ABSTRACT Fifty stable, chronic stroke and traumatic brain injured (TBI) patients (mean age 62, mean duration post stroke 29 months) were treated with a combination of hyperbaric oxygen, physical therapy and EEG biofeedback for two months. Surveys given to patients or their family members showed that […]

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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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Hyperbaric Oxygen in the Treatment of Patients with Cerebral Stroke, Brain Trauma, and Neurologic Disease

Adv Ther. 2005 Nov-Dec;22(6):659-78. Hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of patients with cerebral stroke, brain trauma, and neurologic disease. Al-Waili NS, Butler GJ, Beale J, Abdullah MS, Hamilton RW, Lee BY, Lucus P, Allen MW, Petrillo RL, Carrey Z, Finkelstein M. Life Support Technologies, Inc., and NewTechnologies, Inc., The Mount Vernon Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, New […]

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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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