Transdermal Oxygen for the Irradiated Field – I'll Be Darned if it Didn't Work!

Transdermal Oxygen for the Irradiated Field – I'll Be Darned if it Didn't Work!

I’ve got a lot of patients who have had very targeted local radiation. Some of them got radiation years ago for really questionable reasons, the others for only recently. The non-healing wounds present in the irradiated field can be small but really persistent. The...
OxyBand and Digital Ischemia

OxyBand and Digital Ischemia

I recently saw a patient with digital ischemia who got improvement in both pain and tissue viability with transdermal oxygen from the OxyBand dressing. There are a lot of possible reasons for digital ischemia, so it’s important to know why the patient has ischemic...
Guest Post by Helen Gelly, MD: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Charges About To Be Stretched On the RAC

Guest Post by Helen Gelly, MD: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Charges About To Be Stretched On the RAC

Special Guest Blogger- Helen Gelly, MD Since 2014, when CMS started the process of implementing the Prior Authorization of Non-Emergent Hyperbaric Oxygen, hyperbaric therapy has been firmly between the crosshairs of CMS. Important Message from UHMS Executive Director...

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