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Ministry Of Health approved and worlwide recognised indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The following 13 indications are approved uses of hyperbaric oxygen therapy as defined by the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Committee. The Committee Report can be purchased directly through the UHMS

These are indications that are supported by sufficient clinical evidence as well as studies to show it's efficacy and are used as a benchmark for medical insurance for re-imbursement in countries such as USA.
Some of these conditions (first 4) are first choice treatment modality. The rest are adjuvant therapy in combination with the primary treatment therapy such as surgery and together they work synergistically to produce the desired results.

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)

12

Skin Grafts & Flaps (Compromised)

13

Thermal Burns

 

We are located at:

Hyperbaric Medical Services Pte Ltd

10 Sinaran Drive #10-02
Novena Medical Center/ Square 2
Singapore 307506

Tel: +65 63559021
Fax: +65 67328552
24 Hr Call: +65 6355 9021 / 6732 8552

Operations Hour:
Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 6.00pm Saturday - 9.00am to 1.00pm
Sunday and Public Holiday - By Appointment

 

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More on indications for HBOT

Some other uses which have shown possible results and are experimental till date include

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Sudden hearing loss
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Spinal cord injury

 

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