Tag: cámara hiperbárica

6
Mar

Why can patients with Sclerosis be treated in a hyperbaric chamber?

Systemic sclerosis is a connective tissue disease that most often affects the skin, gastrointestinal tract, lungs, kidneys and cardiovascular system. If there is an extensive involvement of the skin, the disease can be called scleroderma. Patients with diffuse scleroderma have widespread fibrosis of the skin and the kidneys, lungs and heart are frequently compromised, presenting a much worse prognosis. Systemic

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5
Mar

How does the hyperbaric chamber help treat sudden deafness?

360 million people worldwide suffer from disabling hearing loss. 32 million are children. The loss of hearing is due to genetic causes, complications in childbirth, some infectious diseases, chronic ear infections, the use of certain drugs, exposure to excessive noise and aging. 60% of cases of hearing loss in children are due to preventable causes. 1100 million young people (between

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1
Mar

How can the hyperbaric chamber help patients with arthritis?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic disorder of unknown etiology. It causes debilitating skeletal muscle deformations due to the destruction of joint tissue and bone erosion, as well as severe mechanical abnormalities in the joints. Although there are indications about the triggers of the development of RA, its nature is not known

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27
Feb

What is claustrophobia and why it is not a contraindication for HBOT?

Claustrophobia is, as the name implies, a specific phobia within anxiety disorders. It’s about fear of closed spaces. Those who suffer from it tend to avoid elevators, tunnels, the metro, small rooms, the use of medical diagnostic techniques such as CT or MRI. The claustrophobic person is not afraid of the closed space itself, but of the possible negative consequences

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22
Feb

BioBarica arrived to Villaguay

The Sanatorio Americano de Villaguay has a new hyperbaric chamber. This was announced by the director of the health center, Juan Lafourcade. The Hyperbaric Chamber is a medical device specially equipped to supply oxygen at a pressure higher than normal atmospheric, increasing the concentration and availability of oxygen in the blood plasma. The hyperbaric chambers used by BioBarica and now

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21
Feb

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment and its benefits for Alzheimer’s

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), dementia is a chronic or progressive syndrome characterized by the deterioration of cognitive function beyond what could be considered a normal consequence of aging. It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning ability, language and judgment. The deterioration of cognitive function is usually accompanied by the deterioration of emotional control, social behavior or

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19
Feb

Why does Hyperbaric Treatment favors rehabilitation?

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment is widely used in traumas that affect different organs and tissues. Some traumatisms that require surgery and can be treated with HBOT are acute traumatic ischemia, compartment syndrome, and injuries involving nerve, muscle, and bone tissue. In rehabilitation, HBOT favors the recovery of neurological and physical sequelae resulting from surgeries, traumatic injuries and cerebrovascular accidents (CVA). In

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15
Feb

How can the hyperbaric chamber help treat childhood cancer?

The term “childhood cancer” includes different types of cancer that can appear in children before 15. Childhood cancer is rare. According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), it represents between 0.5% and 4.6% of the total burden of morbidity. The world incidence rates range between 50 and 200 per million children in the world. The characteristics of the

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9
Feb

Indications and contraindications of the Hyperbaric Chamber

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment (HBOT) has a set of physiological effects that affect the patient who is subjected to a hyperbaric environment. The therapy provides a number of therapeutic effects based on the increase in plasma oxygen transport together with better tissue availability. The benefits are applicable in certain pathologies and their side effects are well defined. They are rare if

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7
Feb

The hyperbaric chamber accelerates the recovery of sports injuries

Those who train or practice any sport regularly have experienced some type of injury. There are numerous treatments that allow shortening the recovery time and rehabilitation, as well as reducing the risk of a new injury. One of these treatments is Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment (HBOT). Treatment with Hyperbaric Oxygenation is a non-invasive method that consists in supplying air and oxygen

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