The Hyperbaric Medicine Department offers treatments to patients whom the Hyperbaric Medicine-trained physicians have examined and concluded that they may benefit from Hyperbaric Medicine to correct tissue hypoxia. The treatments for Hyperbaric Oxygen are offered on a non-emergency basis. Hyperbaric Medicine may be useful for treating:
- Acute Peripheral Arterial Insufficiency
- Previous Reconstructive Surgery
- Preparation and preservation of Compromised Skin Grafts (not primary management of wounds)
- Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis, Unresponsive to Conventional and Surgical Management
- Osteoradionecrosis as an adjunct to conventional treatment
- Soft Tissue Radionecrosis in addition to conventional treatment
- Diabetic Wounds of the lower extremities in patients who meet the following criteria:
- Patient has type I or type II diabetes and has a lower extremity wound that is due to diabetes
- Patient has a wound classified as a Wagner grade III or higher; has failed an adequate course of standard wound therapy.
- Radiation Cystitis
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