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Chronic post stroke state

Efrati S, et al Hyperbaric Oxygen Induces Late Neuroplasticity in Post Stroke Patient - Randomized, Prospective Trial PLOS ONE January 2013; Vol 8; Issue 1; 1-10

Richard A. Neubauer, M.D. and Edgar End, M.D. HYPERBARIC OXYGENATION AS AN ADJUNCT THERAPY IN STROKES DUE TO THROMBOSIS A Review of 122 Patients STROKE 11(3): 297-300, 1980.

Holbach KH, Wassmann HW and Hoheluchter KL Reversibility of the chronic post-stroke state Stroke 1976;7;296-300

Kidd PM Integrated Brain Restoration after Ischemic Stroke – Medical Management, Risk Factors, Nutrients, and other Interventions for Managing Inflammation and Enhancing Brain Plasticity  Alternative Medicine Review Volume 14, Number 1 2009

Morton Walker, D.P.M. - Reversal of Residual Stroke Symptoms Using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy ALTERNATIVE & COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES-JANUARY/FEBRUARY 1996

“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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