Conditions Treated by Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO)

  1. Air or Gas Embolism
  2. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning; Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Complicated by Cyanide Poisoning
  3. Clostridal Myositis and Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene)
  4. Crush Injury, Compartment Syndrome, and other Acute Traumatic Ischemias
  5. Decompression Sickness
  6. Enhancement of Healing in Selected Problem Wounds
  7. Exceptional Blood Loss (Anemia)
  8. Intracranial Abscess
  9. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
  10. Osteomyelitis (Refractory)
  11. Delayed Radiation Injury (Soft Tissue and Bony Necrosis)
  12. Skin Grafts & Flaps (Compromised)
  13. Thermal Burns

The above are synopsis of explanations with references of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society External Icon approved indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. More detailed descriptions can be found on the UHMS website. External Icon It is presented here for educational and informative purposes. Always consult a hyperbaric physician for specific recommendations regarding any HBO therapy.