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INDICATIONS FOR HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY
(According to International Classifications for Hyperbaric Medicine)

1. Currently accepted indications for hyperbaric oxygenation as a main therapy:

  • Air or gas embolism
  • Decompression sickness
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning, cyanide poisoning, drug intoxication e.g. barbiturates
  • Gas gangrene (Clostridial Myonecrosis)

2. Indications for hyperbaric oxygenation as an adjunctive therapy:

  • Crush Injury; Compartment Syndrome and other acute ischemias
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Osteomyelitis (Refractory)
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infections
  • Problem wounds: nonhealing wounds of the lower extremity, diabetic foot, venous stasis ulcers, decubitus ulcers, frostbite
  • Thermal burns, plastic and cosmetic surgery
  • Exceptional blood loss (Anemia)
  • Traumatic amputations and reimplantations of a limbs
  • Aseptic necrosis of femoral head
  • Sudden deafness
  • Cerebral palsy

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