How Does Hyperbaric Oxygen Help Heal a Wound?

How does hyperbaric oxygen therapy work? When is hyperbaric oxygen therapy used? What to expect during hyperbaric oxygen therapy? Are there risks for undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy uses oxygen to heal wounds. In fact, this treatment has been used more than 50 years for a variety of disorders, including complex wound treatment. …

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Regenerative Medicine and the Use of Stem Cells in Wound Healing

When I say the term, “regenerative”, it usually does not evoke the response it should, even when talking to physicians. Regeneration is not a vague, cliché, or sophisticated medical term. It specifically refers to the replacement of damaged tissue or organs with genetically identical tissue. This does not occur in humans and we don’t heal …

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Limb Salvage

There are approximately two million people living with limb loss in the U.S. 54% are related to vascular disease (including diabetes and peripheral vascular disease), 45% are trauma related and 1% malignancy related. There are 185,000 amputations per year in the U.S. In 2009, hospital costs associated with amputation totaled more than $8.3 billon. African …

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