Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of crush injuries: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial.

@article{Bouachour1996HyperbaricOT,
  title={Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of crush injuries: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial.},
  author={G. Bouachour and P. Cronier and J. P. Gouello and J. Toulemonde and A. Talha and P. Alquier},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1996},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          333-9
        }
}
  • G. Bouachour, P. Cronier, +3 authors P. Alquier
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of trauma
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy is advocated for the treatment of severe trauma of the limbs in association with surgery because of its effects on peripheral oxygen transport, muscular ischemic necrosis, compartment syndrome, and infection prevention. [...] Key Method Thirty-six patients with crush injuries were assigned in a blinded randomized fashion, within 24 hours after surgery, to treatment with HBO (session of 100% O2 at 2.5 atmosphere absolute (ata) for 90 minutes, twice daily, over 6 days) or placebo…Expand Abstract

    Paper Mentions

    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Study hypothesis :Hyperbaric Oxygen may prevent complications and improve outcomes in severe lower limb trauma. We propose to investigate this hypothesis by conducting an International… Expand
    ConditionsSoft Tissue Injury, Tibial Fracture
    InterventionProcedure

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