Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for central retinal artery occlusion

Patterson J
Record ID 32004000053
Authors' objectives:

This study aims to assess the effects of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy, alone or in combination with other treatments, on people with central retinal artery occlusion (RAO).

Authors' recommendations: We found no reliable evidence about the benefits of HBO in people with central RAO. We found two studies. Both studies identified were of a weak design and are unreliable for establishing benefits of treatment. Randomised controlled trials of this treatment are possible and should be undertaken to demonstrate the effectiveness or otherwise of this therapy.
Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: http://www.wihrd.soton.ac.uk
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: England
MeSH Terms
  • Hyperbaric Oxygenation
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
Organisation Name: Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development
Contact Address: Pauline King. Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development, Boldrewood Medical School, Bassett Crescent East, Highfield, Southampton. SO16 7PX Tel. +44 1703 595661 Fax +44 1703 595662
Copyright: Bazian Ltd, Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development
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