Pentagon to Start Traumatic Brain Injury and Hyperbaric Study in 2011


The Pentagon has announced that the study for TBI (traumatic brain injury) and hyperbaric oxygen therapy will begin in January 2011 and will go on for 18 months. 300 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines will be the main participants in the study which will be conducted at several locations including Carson, Colo.; Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Brooks City-Base, Texas; and possibly Fort Hood, Texas, although negotiations are still ongoing there.

For a list of current US Government clinical trials on hyperbaric oxygen therapy, CLICK HERE.

ARMY TIMES article on TBI and HBO

USA TODAY article on TBI and HBO

WASHINGTON POST article on TBI and HBO

MSNBC article on TBI and HBO

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