Influence of Adjuvant Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Short-term Complications During Surgical Reconstruction of Upper and Lower Extremity War Injuries: Retrospective Cohort Study

April 2008
Croatian Medical Journal;2008, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p224
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • A Multidisciplinary Approach with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Improve Outcome in Snake Bite Injuries. Korambayil, Pradeoth Mukundan; Ambookan, Prashanth Varkey; Abraham, Siju Varghese; Ambalakat, Ajay // Toxicology International;Jan-Apr2015, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p104 

    Aim: Snakebite injuries are common in tropical India among those who are involved in outdoor activities. These injuries results in cellulitis, gangrene at the bite area, bleeding manifestations, compartment syndrome, regional lymphadenopathy, septicemia, hypotension, and disseminated...

  • Seizures during hyperbaric oxygen therapy: retrospective analysis of 62,614 treatment sessions. Hadanny, A.; Meir, O.; Bechor, Y.; Fishlev, G.; Bergan, J.; Efrati, S. // Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine;2016, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p21 

    Introduction: Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) therapy is considered to be a generally safe therapy. However, data regarding seizure incidence during HBO2 therapy as a clinical presentation of central nervous system- (CNS) related oxygen toxicity are conflicting (ranging from 1:10,000 to 1:600...

  • Is upper extremity trauma an independent risk factor for lower extremity venous thromboembolism? An 11-year experience at a Level I trauma center. Hsu, Jason E.; Namdari, Surena; Baldwin, Keith D.; Esterhai, John L.; Mehta, Samir // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Jan2011, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p27 

    Introduction: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important problem in orthopedic trauma patients. An association between VTE and upper extremity injury has not been reported. The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether upper extremity trauma is an independent risk factor for lower...

  • N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels increases after hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetic patients. Yildiz, Senol; Uzun, Gunalp; Uz, Omer; Ipcioglu, Osman Metin; Kardesoglu, Ejder; Ozcan, Omer // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Oct2008, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pE231 

    Purpose: Diabetic patients receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy for non-healing lower extremity ulcers. Exposure to hyperbaric hyperoxia during hyperbaric oxygen therapy may affect cardiovascular functions by different mechanisms. Patients may experience serious problems such as pulmonary edema and...

  • HBOT Oversight. Goldenberg, Eric; Udell, Elliot; Turner, Wm. Barry // Podiatry Management;Jun/Jul2013, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p42 

    The article presents an answer to the question of what is the best approach in providing oversight for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for lower extremity disorders.

  • Treatment Modalities Of Severe Diabetic Foot Infections. Siegl, Alexander; Schintler, Michael V.; Spendel, Stephan; Wittgruber, Gabriela; Prandl, Eva Ch.; Tiesenhausen, Kurt; Maier, Alfred; Scharnagl, Erwin // Internet Journal of Surgery;2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p5 

    The most common cause of hospitalisation of diabetic patients is soft- tissue and bone infections involving the foot. Although many patients with severe infections are hospitalised and treated with intravenous antibiotics (IA), the role of early surgical management is often underrated and severe...

  • Management of complications and compromised free flaps following major head and neck surgery. Kucur, Cuneyt; Durmus, Kasim; Uysal, Ismail; Old, Matthew; Agrawal, Amit; Arshad, Hassan; Teknos, Theodoros; Ozer, Enver // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Jan2016, Vol. 273 Issue 1, p209 

    Microvascular free flaps are preferred for most major head and neck reconstruction surgeries because of better functional outcomes, improved esthetics, and generally higher success rates. Numerous studies have investigated measures to prevent flap loss, but few have evaluated the optimal...

  • Pneumothorax in the hyperbaric chamber: easier and earlier diagnosis with ultrasound. Bothma, Pieter // Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine;2015, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p619 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "A case of tension pneumothorax during hyperbaric oxygen therapy in an earthquake survivor with crush injury complicated by ARDS (adult respiratory distress syndrome)," by T. Cakmak and colleagues in the 2015 issue.

  • Epidemiología de las heridas por proyectil de arma de fuego en el Hospital Central Militar de México. Hernández-Téllez, Isaac Enrique; Palmieri-Bouchan, Ricardo Brian; García-Valadez, Luis Roberto; Ibáñez-Guerrero, Oscar; Castellanos-Velazco, Carlos Alberto // Revista de Sanidad Militar;May/Jun2015, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p204 

    Introduction: Gunshot Wounds (GW) are to date a public health problem worldwide. In United States, each year from 30,000 to 50,000 people die secondary to a gunshot wound, making gunshot wounds the leading cause of death in the age group between 1-19 years of age, it is also estimated that for...

  • The Nursing Experience of Caring for a Patient with Fournier's Gangrene Undergoing Adjuvant Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Pei-Yu Lin; Yueh-Fang Chiu // Tzu Chi Nursing Journal;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p87 

    The purpose of this article was to describe the nursing experience of caring for a patient with Fournier's gangrene undergoing adjuvant hyperbaric oxygen therapy during hospitalization. From January 5th to 20th, 2009, health problems like impaired skin integrity, readiness for knowledge deficit...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics