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Research & Reviews  144 results

Effect of Water Amount Intake before Scuba Diving on the Risk of Decompression Sickness.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Han KH, Hyun GS et. al.

Jul 25th, 2021 - Background and objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of pre-hydration levels on circulating bubble formation for scuba divers and to evaluate the appropriate volume of water intake for reducing the risk of decompression...

Inner Ear Disorders in SCUBA Divers: A Review.
The Journal of International Advanced Otology; Scarpa A, Ralli M et. al.

Jun 9th, 2021 - Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) diving is a popular sport. However, improper diving may injure different organs. The majority of dive-related disorders concern otolaryngology, and may include hearing loss, tinnitus, aural ful...

Executive Function among Chilean Shellfish Divers: A Cross-Sectional Study Considering ...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Garrido MA, Mark L et. al.

Jun 3rd, 2021 - Knowledge about professional diving-related risk factors for reduced executive function is limited. We therefore evaluated the association between decompression illness and executive functioning among artisanal divers in southern Chile. The cross-...

Metabolic and Toxic Myelopathies.
Seminars in Neurology; Slama MCC, Berkowitz AL

May 20th, 2021 - Metabolic and toxic causes of myelopathy form a heterogeneous group of disorders. In this review, we discuss the causes of metabolic and toxic myelopathies with respect to clinical presentation, pathophysiology, diagnostic testing, treatment, and ...

Acclimatization to diving: a systematic review.
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine : Journal of the Undersea ... Risberg J

May 12th, 2021 - Multiday hyperbaric exposure has been shown to reduce the incidence of decompression sickness (DCS) of compressed-air workers. This effect, termed acclimatization, has been addressed in a number of studies, but no comprehensive review has been pub...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Decompression Tables for Diving at Altitude

Jan 30th, 2020 - Three different types of experiments will be performed: (A). Testing of Cross corrections breathing air at 8,000 (0.743 ATA) and 10,000 ft (0.688 ATA). Subjects will be decompressed in a hypobaric chamber to one of the altitudes above. A no-stop d...

Markers of Central Nervous System Injury in Decompression Sickness

Mar 8th, 2018 - Decompression sickness (DCS) is a risk associated with diving. Common symptoms are joint and limb pain, skin rash, ataxia, hemiplegia, visual disturbances, paresthesias, limb numbness, nystagmus and vertigo. Treatment consists of recompression in ...

Decompression Sickness in Divers With or Without Patent Foramen Ovale

Nov 23rd, 2016 - PFO was defined as transesophageal echocardiographic (TEE) evidence of infused microbubbles in the left atrium within three cardiac cycles after their appearance in the right atrium, at rest or during Valsalva release. If TEE finding will not be c...

Delayed Recompression for Decompression Sickness

Sep 17th, 2014 - From January 2000 to February 2014, 204 divers were treated for DCS in the institute of Hyperbaric Medicine, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel. The data will be collected retrospectively from medical records and include age, sex, diving experie...

Effects of Levocetirizine and Hydroxyzine on Cognitive and Psychomotor Functioning During Simulated Diving

Nov 6th, 2013 - This double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled cross-over study will comprise of 1 training day and 3 test days. Twenty-four healthy male divers from the Royal Netherlands Navy will participate in this study.The objective of this study is to in...

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News  8 results

Attacks on American Agents Leave Baffling Battle Scars

Jun 11th, 2021 - The piercing sound was so loud that night it awoke the official assigned to the US embassy in Cuba who was trying to sleep at home in Havana. Intense pressure to the face followed the stabbing noise as the civil servant ached in pain with nausea a...

Report Touts PFO Closure in Divers; Experts Disagree

Aug 27th, 2020 - A new report recommends the surgical closure of patent foramen ovale in high-risk divers, but physicians in the United States urged caution about widespread use of the procedure in this population. "PFO closure is recommended in divers with a high...

Report Touts PFO Closure in Divers; Experts Disagree

Aug 27th, 2020 - A new report recommends the surgical closure of patent foramen ovale in high-risk divers, but physicians in the United States urged caution about widespread use of the procedure in this population. "PFO closure is recommended in divers with a high...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Dermatology

Jan 7th, 2020 - Decompression sickness has special military significance because it can affect divers and pilots, particularly those flying at high altitude. Over the course of 12 years, approximately 50 pilot trainees at an Air Force training site in Colorado re.

More Patients with Chronic Disease OK to Dive

Oct 7th, 2009 - Action Points Explain that there is little evidence to suggest that controlled asthma or diabetes should preclude a patient from pursuing scuba diving as a hobby. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- An increasing number of patients with controlled diabetes, as...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →