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Clinical, brain electric earth map, endothelin and transcranial ultrasonic Doppler findings after hyperbaric oxygen treatment for severe brain injury.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chinese medical journal
Publication Date
Volume
114
Issue
4
Pages
387–390
Identifiers
PMID: 11780460
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

HBO treatment can improve the clinical, BEAM and outcome of severely brain injured patients, by decreasing acute stage ET and improving the blood velocity of MCA and decreasing cerebral vascular resistance. HBO treatment can reduce cerebral vascular spasms, cerebral ischemia and hypoxia. One of the important mechanisms of HBO treatment for severe brain injury is the lowering of intracranial pressure.

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