Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) - kenw

Other Care Associated with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer. Posted on November 19, 2012 View this journey (9 Experiences)

Due to the natural healing process along with the radiation, a portion of my jawbone became exposed as the gums receded at the oral surgery site. To have this problem rectified I required more oral surgery. Because the capillaries in the jaw bone were almost non-existant, HBO was prescribed to jumpstart the regrowth and hasten post op healing. Forty "dives" in total. For mor info, google " virginia mason hyperbaric ".

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