Hyperbaric Oxygen, Neutrophil-Oxidative Burst, and Cytokines

Hyperbaric Oxygen, Neutrophil-oxidative Burst, and Cytokines

In this small pilot study, participants (patients and healthy volunteers) will have blood drawn before and after the study intervention (hyperbaric chamber session or normal pressure oxygen breathing. This blood will be analyzed for neutrophil oxidative burst and cytokine analysis.

Pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Drug - Hyperbaric Oxygen

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Hyperbaric Air/Oxygen

Breathing air inside a hyperbaric chamber, then breathing oxygen inside a hyperbaric chamber

Normobaric oxygen

Breathing 100% oxygen at normal, atmospheric pressure

Hyperbaric Oxygen, Neutrophil-oxidative Burst, and Cytokines: a Pilot Study