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AAMHEI at the Argentine Congress of Burns

The Argentine Association of Hyperbaric Medicine and Research (AAMHEI) was present at the XVIII Burns Congress, which was held from September 11 to 13 at the Tourism Hotel Casino in the city of Corrientes. In the event, important topics were developed on the problem...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Necrotizing Infections

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) plays an important role in treating necrotizing infections. The hyperbaric chamber can be an adjuvant for surgical debridement and antimicrobial treatment. Consequently, it can decrease morbidity and mortality in these infections. The...

Introductory Course AAMHEI

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The AAMHEI develops a new protocol for radio-induced lesions

Burns are a public health problem. The costs generated are high, so it is necessary to develop diagnostic and treatment guidelines to mitigate the effects on public health. In terms of its incidence worldwide, they can cause the death of up to 265,000 people a year....

II Conference on Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy

After the success of the First Day of Normobaric and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy was held in Bahía Blanca in April, next October 19 at 9:00 A.M. In the Hospital of the Baxada Dr. Teresa Ratto, Paraná, Entre Rios, the II Conference on Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy...

First scientific meeting SADI- AAMHEI

The first SADI-AAMHEI scientific meeting will be held on July 17 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the headquarters of the Argentine Infectious Society. There will be an update on "Hyperbaric oxygenation therapy (HBOT) in infectious disease". The talk will...

AAMHEI IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PHLEBOLOGY

From June 6th to 8th it was the XVIII International Congress of Phlebology and Lymphology of the Argentine College of Venous and Lymphatic Surgery and the VII International Interuniversity Congress of Advances in Phlebology, Lymphology and Aesthetics, an event that...

The first AAMHEI-AEMHEI meeting was held in Madrid

In the context of a dissertation by Dr. Mariana Cannellotto, president of the AAMHEI, on April 20th in Madrid was exposed, among other talks, the scientific evidence of Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy (HBOT) in the field of Neurology. Experts in the use of HBOT were...

HYPERBARIC OXYGENATION IN DOMESTIC ACCIDENTS

It can be done at any age. It achieves, among other things, regenerate brain tissue and muscle fiber, considerably reducing the rate of amputations. In children of all ages the most common injuries are those caused by traffic, drowning, burns by fire, falls and...

TRAINING IN THE HOSPITAL ARTURO U ILIA

On February 20th and 28th it was held the first AAMHEI training so far this year. The meeting took place at the Arturo U Ilia Quemados Hospital, located in Buenos Aires. The event was coordinated by Dr. Mercedes Portas, head of the Department of Plastic Surgery and...

Hyperbaric oxygenation therapy in diabetic foot ulcers

Currently in Argentina the authorization of the application of HBOT in diabetic foot with classification of Wagner 4 and 5 and ulcerative lesions due to the scientific evidence is based on studies with rigid cameras working at 2.5 atm. There is a minimal risk of...

HYPERBARIC OXYGENATION THERAPY IN FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a disease characterized by chronic and generalized musculoskeletal pain of unknown origin, where there are no other diseases or alterations that explain it. FM is a pathology recognized by all international medical organizations and by the WHO...

THE HYPERBARIC OXYGENATION THERAPY IN BURNS

The first works that demonstrate the effectiveness of HBOT as adjuvant in the treatment of burns are from more than 50 years ago in miners treated for carbon monoxide poisoning, where an acceleration in the healing of their burns injuries was evidenced. Since then,...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Regenerative Medicine

Adult stem cells or progenitor cells (SPCs) exhibit properties similar to embryonic cells and are very promising for the treatment of degenerative disorders. They have been found in many organs and tissues, including brain, bone marrow, peripheral blood, skeletal...

The history of the Hyperbaric Medicine

Oxygen is the vital element that sustains human life. Every cell of the body needs it to complete the metabolic processes that give life and energy to the organism. Many years ago, studying this natural element, the principle of Hyperbaric Oxygenation was developed,...

Hyperbaric chamber and wounds infected by anaerobes

Dr. Mariana Cannellotto, President of the Argentine Association of Hyperbaric Medicine and Research (AAMHEI), spoke on the "Hyperbaric Chamber and its application in wounds infected by anaerobes", during the University Symposium on Venous Ulcer, Healing and Advanced...

Treatment of Diabetic Foot with Hyperbaric Oxygenation

Introduction Diabetes is the main cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation. Worldwide, each year, more than 1 million amputations are performed as a result of this pathology. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (OTH) has been proposed as a medical treatment for diabetic...

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy in the Great Burning

Type AB or 2nd-degree burns affect almost the entire thickness of the dermis; the re-capitalization of the scarce intact dermal remains is slow. Experimental models showed that OTH reduces edema and plasma extravasation, prevents the progression of necrosis, reduces...

Why promote research in the field of hyperbaric medicine

Health research has a great value for society since it helps those who make decisions regarding health care, it provides important information about the trends of diseases and risk factors. Clinical trials are a key research tool for the advancement of medical...

Dr. Mariana Cannellotto will preside the AAMHEI

Mariana Cannellotto is a doctor graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (2001), specialized in clinical focused on the study of cellular oxidative stress, oxygen metabolism, hyperbaric medicine, study and evaluation of trace elements, iron metabolism,...

An Association for the development of Hyperbaric Medicine

The Association of Hyperbaric Medicine and Research is a professional, scientific, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting research in hyperbaric medicine and providing a platform for knowledge and information exchange to improve communication and international...