A REVIEW OF HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY FOR AVASCULAR NECROSIS


Gunes A. E. , Aktas S.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, cilt.33, ss.29-34, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.19193/0393-6384_2017_1_004
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.29-34

Özet

Introduction: Avascular necrosis (AN) is the death of trabecular bone and bone marrow. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment in the early stages of AN of the femoral head alleviates intraosseous pressure by increasing the tissue oxygen pressure, increases microcirculation by arranging the venous drainage, so is recommended for that patients' treatment plan. Recently, many clinical trials and experimental studies were conducted about the effects of HBO on AN.