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Brain Injuries and HBO

  • J. L. Ducassé
  • B. Cathala

Abstract

The question of the interest of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) in cases of brain diseases has no answer at this time. To revise this subject, we shall successively consider:
  • The pathophysiology of brain injury

  • The rationale of HBO

  • The results of experimental works

  • The recent data in humans

Keywords

Hyperbaric Oxygen Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Acute Cerebral Infarction Global Brain Ischemia Cerebral Energy Metabolism 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Ducassé
    • 1
  • B. Cathala
    • 1
  1. 1.Unité de Réanimation Hyperbare, Service d’anesthésie, réanimation et urgences chirurgicalesCHU de PurpanToulouseFrance

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