Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Cognitive Disorders after Irradiation of the Brain

  title={Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Cognitive Disorders after Irradiation of the Brain},
  author={Maarten C. C. M. Hulshof and Nienke M. Stark and Ad van der Kleij and Peter Sminia and Harriet M. M. Smeding and Dionisio Gonz{\'a}lez Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
Analysis of the feasibility and effect of hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBO) on cognitive functioning in patients with cognitive disorders after irradiation of the brain. Patients and Method: Seven patients with cognitive impairment after brain irradiation, with an interval of at least 1.5 years after treatment, were treated with 30 sessions of HBO in a phase I–II study. A comprehensive neuropsychological test battery was performed before treatment, at 3 and 6 months thereafter. Patients were… CONTINUE READING
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