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Skin Graft Complications

Skin graft complications can include bleeding, infection at the donor or recipient sites, limitations in limb movement, and more, all of which can be alleviated through the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy following the procedure.

5 Benefits of Oxygen Therapy

Benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) include hyperoxygenation, anti-inflammation, its antimicrobial effect, neovascularization, and stem cell mobilization.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as a Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a diabetic foot ulcer treatment approved by the FDA that aims to help heal these wounds with pure oxygen.

7 Common Side Effects of Diabetes

Common side effects of diabetes include foot ulcers, cardiovascular disease, vision damage, gum disease, fatigue, stroke, and nerve damage.

Surgical Skin Flaps, Defined

A skin flap transplants tissue from a donor to recipient site on the body, while retaining its original blood supply. This surgical procedure is often used in reconstructive surgery to repair wounds.

Symptoms of Delayed Radiation Injury

Some symptoms of delayed radiation injury include trouble swallowing, excessive dry mouth, abdominal pain, proctitis, and chest wounds.

Learn About Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The diabetic sores on the feet of those with this metabolic disease are foot ulcers that can become infected if not properly treated.

Tips for Diabetic Wound Care

Diabetic wound care tips include learning about hyperbaric oxygen therapy and watching for any signs of regression.