Hyperbaric Surgery: Perioperative Care




Dirk Jan Bakker and Frederick S. Cramer, Editors


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Contributors were compiled from a distinguished group of international physicians in HBOT to show the way surgeons and physicians are thinking when using HBOT in their daily practice in a wide variety of indications: Traumatology, Orthopedics, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Urology, Surgical Oncology, Wound Healing, Burns, Soft Tissue Infections, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Intensive Care, etc. This textbook is intended for the practicing surgeon or physician who has the availability of a hyperbaric chamber facility for the treatment of patients. Color photos and illustrations throughout the book provide detail and reveal stunning results. 

(Hardcover: 488 pages, Coated Stock)

"This is a perfect text to introduce HBOT to any surgeon with access to a hyperbaric chamber, as well as being a resource for the experienced practitioner."
- Eric P. Kindwall, M.D.

"An excellent comprehensive look at the wide variety of surgical indications. Will serve well in the interest of hyperbaric medicine."
- European Journal of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine (December 2002)

"A must for hyperbaric libraries, provides excellent references for why HBOT is effective in surgical situations and problem wound healing."
- Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society - Pressure (August 2003)

Table of Contents

History of Hyperbaric Medicine and Surgery - Air Embolism - The Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen in the Surgical Management of Chronic Refractory Osteomyelitis - Physiological and Pharmacological Basis of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - When HBO Meets the ICU: Intensive Care Patients in the Hyperbaric Environment - Hyperbaric Chamber Design and Facility Safety - Clinical Aspects of Decompression Disorders - Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Thermal Burns and Frostbite - Osteoradionecrosis in the Maxillofacial Region - Selected Aerobic and Anaerobic Soft Tissue Infections - Classification, Bacteriology, Diagnosis, and the Use and Role of Surgery and Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen in the Treatment Clostridial Myonecrosis - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Management of Non-healing Wounds - Hyperbaric Oxygen for Crush Injuries and Compartment Syndromes: Surgical Considerations - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Late Sequalae of Radiation Therapy: The Genitourinary Tract and Gastrointestinal Tract-  Hyperbaric Oxygen as an Adjunct to Surgical Management of the Problem Wound - Hyperbaric Oxygen in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Hyperbaric Oxygen and Radiation Therapy: Treatment of Late Complications and Issues of Carcinogenisis and Radiation - Sensitization Hyperbaric Oxygen and Wound Healing - Appendix

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