Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Vandana Mehta, Abishek De, C. Balachandran

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Hyperbaric O2 therapy (HBOT) or hyperoxygenation is a method of administering pure O2 at a higher atmospheric pressure in a pressurized chamber in order to treat a medical condition. This review focuses on the mechanism of action, treatment protocol, indications and the contraindications of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-167
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2009
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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Mehta, V., De, A., & Balachandran, C. (2009). Hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists, 19(3), 164-167.