If It Ain't Broke: Hyperbaric Oxygen Not Helpful for Uncompromised Skin Grafts in New Study

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)--the medical administration of oxygen at high pressure--does not appear to be effective in horses with skin grafts that are uncompromised and healing properly before treatment is initiated.

Skin grafts, which can be either full- or partial-thickness, are commonly applied to serious wounds--including burns and lacerations--in horses, particularly on the

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