Hyperbaric oxygen treatment accepted indications






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Current accepted indications for hyperbaric oxygen treatment includes:

1. Air Embolism (gases embolism)

2. Carbon Monoxide poisoning

3. Decompression Illness

4. Chronic refractory wound (selected problem wound)

5. Anaerobic or mixed anaero-aerobic bacterial infections

6. Acute Soft Tissue Ischemia

7. Radio-induced Lesions

8. Osteomyelitis

9. Burns exceed 20% of body surface and are of second degree or more

10. Neuroblastoma Stage IV

11. Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis

    In Hong Kong, most common illness which necessitate Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment is late radiation induced lesions such as radioosteonecrosis after NPC recovery