[Hyperbaric surgery and oxygen therapy in clostridial myonecrosis].

116 patients with verified clostridial myonecrosis were treated by means of a regimen of combined cyclic hyperbaric oxygenation at 3 ata and repeated necrectomy. With proximal localization of gas gangrene in the elbow or knee (n = 55) 34.5% of patients survived, whilst with peripheral localization at the limbs (n = 44) the survival rate was 88.6% amputation… CONTINUE READING