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April 18th, 2017

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Helps Heal a Veteran’s Wounds

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Fritz Kruger of Hayward, Wisconsin, wondered how breathing pure oxygen while enclosed in a pressurized tube could heal his body. Fritz, 56, suffered from side effects of radiation therapy for prostate cancer when he was referred for hyperbaric oxygen therapy in fall 2016. A U.S. Air Force veteran who served from 1986 to 1995, including in […]

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Tags: Cystitis, Dr. James Banich, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Mayo Clinic Health System, Wound care


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