February 2018

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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6
Feb

Wounds: can they heal faster and without pain?

Healing and correct wound healing is a problem that affects people of all ages, not only because of the visible marks they can leave, but also because of the effects they cause on the body. Wound care that is not adequate can cause the healing process to lengthen and complicate unnecessarily. For this reason, it is important to have in

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1
Feb

How is Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment applied in oncology?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is a disease characterized by a process of uncontrolled growth and spread of cells. It can appear anywhere on the body. The tumor can invade the tissue around the affected area and cause metastasis at distant parts of the body. Cancer is the leading cause of death in the world. The five

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