HBOT Studies

Autoimmune and Inflammatory disorders

Lyme

Neuropathy & Peripheral Neuropathy

Communication disorders

  • (autism) Review of Pathophysiology of Autism and Possible Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), Rossignol MD (2007)
  • Aphasia
  • Dysnomia
  • Learning (NOS), and nonverbal learning disorder (NLD)

Cutaneous disorders

  • cutaneous Link 1

Genetic disorders

  • genetic Link 1

Intestinal disorders

  • intestinal Link 1

Neurological disorders

  • (CP) HBOT may lead to improved cognition in cerebral palsy [ADD], Damian McNamara, Clinical Psychiatry News: All participants significantly improved their physical, speech, and motor capabilities after 6 months, compared with baseline. Interim results for 84 children whose parents chose hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) and 20 children in a non-HBOT group were presented at a symposium on hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Changes in cognition were distinctive. “Children receiving HBOT showed statistically significant improvements in cognitive-only parameters. This is interesting and what is driving us to go on with this treatment,” said Dr. Arun Mukherjee of Majeedia Hospital, New Delhi, India. Researchers used a modified 49-item Gross Motor Function Measure to monitor clinical progress at 2-month intervals. In an attempt to assess the effects of hyperbaric oxygenation, researchers focused on 26 cognitive-only items, which are less dependent on therapist input. “This is the closest measure we can get to brain repair,” said Dr. Mukherjee, who is also director of the UDAAN Project for Cerebral Palsy at the Foundation for Spastic and Mentally Handicapped Persons in New Delhi. UDAAN is a Hindi word for flight (of freedom). Hyperbaric therapy consisted of 100% oxygen delivered at 1.5 atmospheres.
  • (TBI) Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Improves Spatial Learning and Memory in a Rat Model of Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury, Paul Harch, MD (2007)
  • (CP) Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy: A Review and Comparison to Currently Accepted Therapies, Marois (2007)
  • (BI, TBI, CP) Case Reports: Late Treatment of Severe Brain Injury with Hyperbaric Oxygenation, Neubauer (2005)
  • (stroke) Management of Hemhorragic Stroke with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – A Case Report, Lim (2001)
  • (CP) Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy in the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy: A Review and Comparison to Currently Accepted Therapies, Senechal (2007)
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