Hyperbaric oxygen therapy reduces the severity of necrotizing enterocolitis in a neonatal rat model.

INTRODUCTION Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is known to increase oxygen concentration in tissues leading to induction of an adaptive increase in antioxidants, stimulation of angiogenesis, improvement of white blood cell action, and regulation of inflammatory process. Therefore, we tested the potential beneficial effect of HBO in neonatal rat model of… CONTINUE READING