Study: Hyperbaric treatment has potential to treat stroke patients

01/23/2013 | MedicalXpress.com · HealthDay News

Researchers exploring the potential of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in restoring neurological function in brain tissue of post-stroke patients found the method increased neuronal activity at two months post-treatment. Improvements include paralysis reversal, renewed language use and better sensation, according to the study published in PLoS ONE. Researchers used CT imaging to detect necrotic tissue and SPECT scans to measure metabolic activity in neurons surrounding damaged areas. Researchers are also exploring the method for traumatic brain injury.

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