Therapy with hyperbaric oxygen for experimental osteomyelitis due to Staphylococcus aureus in rabbits.

Abstract

Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) is used as adjunctive therapy of chronic osteomyelitis, but its efficacy remains controversial. A recently developed rabbit model for osteomyelitis due to Staphylococcus aureus was used to compare the results of treatment with HBO, cephalothin, a combination of both, or no treatment. Cultures of bone were positive in 10 (91%) of 11… (More)

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@article{Mader1978TherapyWH, title={Therapy with hyperbaric oxygen for experimental osteomyelitis due to Staphylococcus aureus in rabbits.}, author={Jon T. Mader and J C Guckian and D Lynn Glass and James A Reinarz}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={1978}, volume={138 3}, pages={312-8} }