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Samuel Shor, MD, FACP


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Chronic Pain

    Senol Yildiz, MD, Gunalp Uzun, MD, M. Zeki Kiralp, MD - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Chronic Pain Management Current Pain and Headache Reports 2006, 10:95–100

    Yildiz S, Kiralp MZ, Akin A, Keskin I, Ay H, Dursun H, Cimsit M. A new treatment modality for fibromyalgia syndrome: hyperbaric oxygen therapy. J Int Med Res. 2004 May-Jun;32(3):263-7.

    Kiralp MZ, Yildiz S, Vural D, Keskin I, Ay H, Dursun H. Effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome. J Int Med Res. 2004 May-Jun;32(3):258-62.

    Colleen D. Thompson a, Megan L. Uhelski a, Judy R. Wilson b, Perry N. Fuchs Hyperbaric oxygen treatment decreases pain in two nerve injury models Neuroscience Research 66 (2010) 279–283

    “Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy has been used to treat patients with numerous disorders, including stroke. This treatment has been shown to decrease cerebral edema, normalize water content in the brain, decrease the severity of brain infarction, and maintain blood-brain barrier integrity. In addition, HBO therapy attenuates motor deficits, decreases the risks of sequelae, and prevents recurrent cerebral circulatory disorders, thereby leading to improved outcomes and survival. Hyperbaric oxygen also accelerates the regression of atherosclerotic lesions, promotes antioxidant defenses, and suppresses the proliferation of macrophages and foam cells in atherosclerotic lesions…. In the treatment of patients with migraine, HBO therapy has been shown to reduce intracranial pressure significantly and abort acute attacks of migraine, reduce migraine headache pain, and prevent cluster headache….”

    Al-Waili NS, Butler GJ, Beale J, Abdullah MS, Hamilton RW, Lee BY, Lucus P, Allen MW, Petrillo RL, Carrey Z, Finkelstein M.  Hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of patients with cerebral stroke, brain trauma, and neurologic disease.   Adv. Ther. 2005 Nov-Dec; 22(6):659-78.




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