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Procalcitonin as a diagnostic aid in diabetic foot infections.
The diagnosis of diabetic foot infection (DFI) is usually a challenge to the clinician. Procalcitonin (PCT), a 116-amino acid propeptide of calcitonin, is a new marker of bacterial infections andExpand
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A New Treatment Modality for Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is characterized by longstanding multifocal pain with generalized allodynia/hyperalgesia. There are several treatment methods but none has been specifically approved forExpand
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Seizure incidence in 80,000 patient treatments with hyperbaric oxygen.
INTRODUCTION Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) involves some risk of central nervous system (CNS) oxygen toxicity, which may be revealed by various signs and symptoms including seizures in patientsExpand
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Hyperbaric oxygen treatment reduces carrageenan-induced acute inflammation in rats.
The present study was designed to assess the anti-inflammatory activity of hyperbaric oxygen treatment by comparing it with that of diclofenac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, and also toExpand
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Early and late effects of hyperbaric oxygen treatment on oxidative stress parameters in diabetic patients.
Exposure to hyperbaric oxygen leads to increased amount of reactive oxygen species (ROS) that are derived from various sources. After the discovery that ROS can function as signaling molecules, theExpand
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Dysbaric osteonecrosis in Turkish sponge divers.
Skeletal radiographs were performed to determine the prevalence of dysbaric osteonecrosis (DON) in 51 Turkish sponge divers. DON was correlated with the diver's age and experience, maximum divingExpand
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Is HBOT treatment effective in recovering zone of stasis? An experimental immunohistochemical study.
Studies aimed at recovering the zone of stasis are one of the major issues of experimental burn studies. Hypoxia and oedema at that zone may cause irreversible changes. Due to anti-oedematous andExpand
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy as an anti-infective agent
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) involves inhalation of 100% oxygen at supra-atmospheric ambient pressure. HBOT is used as either a primary or adjunctive treatment in the management of infectionsExpand
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Antidepressant-like effect of hyperbaric oxygen treatment in forced-swimming test in rats.
The present study was undertaken to assess the antidepressant-like activity of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment and also to investigate whether in the forced-swimming test HBO treatment interactsExpand
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Collagen synthesis, nitric oxide and asymmetric dimethylarginine in diabetic subjects undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
The main pathological condition in patients with impaired wound healing is diabetes mellitus. These patients have significantly low circulating nitric oxide (NO) levels because the stimulatory actionExpand
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