Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Peter Salzer, MD, Medical Dir. Hyperbaric & Wound Care Medicine at Plainview Hospital, and Russell Caprioli, DPM, Chief, Section of Podiatry/Dept. of Surgery at NSUH & LIJ Medical Center, discuss the most advanced techniques used to preserve limbs. Over five million Americans suffer from chronic wounds, which result from a wide range of problems such as diabetes, pressure ulcers and vascular disease. Topics include: the successful use of a hyperbaric chamber for many conditions, toe and foot-saving surgeries, and correct foot care.

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