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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Bara-Med Clinical Hyperbaric (Acrylic & Monoplace) Chamber (Manufactured by ETC with proven automatic operation, enhanced patient support, adjustable, height Gurney and penetrations for NIBP, IV infusion, General purposes and for Transcutaneous Oxygen pressure monitoring. (Design pressure is 3 ATA).

The standard internationally – accepted indications and applications for hyperbaric Therapy using our ETC’s hyperbaric Chamber are as follows:

  1. Air of Gas Embolism
  2. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Smoke Inhalation
  3. Gas Gangrene (Clostridial Myonecrosis)
  4. Crush injury, Compartment Syndrome and other Acute Traumatic Ischaemia
  5. Decompression sickness
  6. Enhancement of healing is selected problem wounds
  7. Exceptional blood loss (Anemia)
  8. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (Subcutaneous tissue, Muscle, Fascilal)
  9. Refractory Osteomyelitis
  10. Radiation Tissue damage
  11. Compressed Skin Grafts and Flaps
  12. Severe Thermal Burns
  13. Intracranial Abscess
  14. Chronic Venous Stasis

However, some other additional and possible future Healthcare indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy being considered include:

  • Infection: Leprosy, Refractory Mycoses
  • Traumatology: Soft Tissue Sports Injuries
  • Orthopedics: Non-union of Fractures, Bone Grafts, Fracture healing
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease: Buerger’s disease, Ischaemic leg pain
  • Poisoning: Cyanide, Hydrogen Sulphide, Carbon Tetrachloride
  • Plastic/Reconstructive surgery: Aid to Reimplantation, Osseointegrated Implants, Cosmetic Procedures
  • Neurological: Stroke, Migraine, Cluster headaches, multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Oedema, Mulit-Infarcts Dementia, Spinal Cord injury, Vascular Diseases of Spine, Peripheral Neuropathy, Vegetative Coma
  • Hematology: Sickle Cell Crisis
  • Ophthalmology: Occlusion of Retinal Artery, Retinal Vein Thrombosis, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Optic Neuropathy, Cystoid Mascular Oedema, Glaucoma
  • Gastrointestinal: Gastric Ulcer, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Paralytic Ileus, Hepatitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease
  • Oncology: Enhancement of Radio sensitivity of Malignant Tumor Therapy
  • Otorhinolarygnology (ENT): Sudden Severe Deafness, Acute Acoustic Trauma, Labyrinthitis, Tinnitus, Merniere’s disease, Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Lung Disease: Lung Abscess
  • Endocrinology: Severe diabetic Mellitus
  • Obstetrics: Complicated Pregnancy Diabetes, Eclampsia, Heart Disease, Placental Hypoxia, Foetal Hypoxia, Neonatal Congenital Heart Disease  
  • Asphyxiation: Near Drowning, Near hanging
  • As Aid to Rehabilitation: Chronic Stroke, Paraplegia, Chronic Myocardial Insufficiency, Peripheral Vascular disease, Post Traumatic Injury as an Adjunct to Physical Therapy.
  • Enhancement of improvement of several Kidney diseases as an Adjunctive Therapy.

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