Cooper said hyperbaric oxygen therapy is an important part of treating the disease. “It forces oxygen into areas that aren't getting adequate oxygen because of the tissue damage and swelling,” he said. “This revives the immune system locally and causes the antibiotics to work more effectively.”
Today the medical center is holding a press conference on the subject. More on the web at WOWT Channel 6 and the Omaha World-Herald.
[Photo: Nebraska Medical Center]