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Hyperbaric oxygen department

    Hyperbaric oxygen department was set up in 1976. For 40 years, we have rescued many patients, especially in carbon monoxide poisoning. The 70s of last century to the end, Chinese living level was low and many people use coal heating. Every year in the heating season of northern China, many patients with carbon monoxide poisoning are sent to the hyperbaric oxygen department of Xi’an Central Hospital. In this century, with the improvement of living level, such patients are decreasing. However, with the development of hyperbaric oxygen discipline , its treatment plays an important auxilary role in the following diseases: ischemic cerebrovascular disease (cerebral arteriosclerosis, cerebral thrombosis, cerebral infarction, vertebrobasilar artery insufficiency), craniocerebral injury (contusion and laceration of brain, after hematoma evacuation, cerebral concussion, brain-stem injury, diffuse axonal injury), convalescence of cerebral hemorrhage, sudden deafness, replantation after skin transplantation and blood circulation disorders, malunion of tracture, aseptic necrosis of bone, diabetic complication, etc.