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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Posted on Nov 27, 2008 in Cancer, Health & Wellness

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Other common name(s): hyperbaric medicine, hyperbarics, HBOT, HBO2 Scientific/medical name(s): none DESCRIPTION Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) involves the breathing of pure oxygen while in a sealed chamber that has been pressurized at 1.5 to 3 times normal atmospheric pressure. OVERVIEW Research has shown HBOT is effective when used in addition to conventional treatment for the prevention and treatment of osteoradionecrosis (delayed bone damage caused by radiation therapy). There is also some evidence suggesting HBOT may be helpful as an additional treatment for...

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