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Hyperbaric O2 Service

Hyperbaric O2 Service

DSFH has taken the lead in initiating the first well-established hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Jeddah. This therapy is an essential step in the management of decompression sickness, a hazard of scuba diving, and can help in management of diabetic ulcers infections. Other conditions where hyperbaric oxygen therapy can be of benefit include: blood vessels air bubbles, and wounds of diabetes or radiation injuries as well as the following conditions:
  • Air or Gas Embolism
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Compartment Syndrome/Crush Injury/Other Traumatic Ischemic wound
  • Gas Gangrene and Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection
  • Osteoradionecrosis and Radiation Tissue Damage
  • Skin Grafts and (Compromised) Flaps
  • Thermal Burn
O2 Heal department consist of 2 recompression chambers, gas bank and the clinic with 2 waiting areas and 2 exchange rooms. It is located in the basement level, Bldg 3. Services Provided
  • Hyperbaric oxygen– sessions therapy
  • Certificate of fitness to dive
  • Treatment of diving accidents
  • Training for doctors and nurses in hyperbaric oxygen chamber operation and attendance

Dr. Ahmed Ali Abdeldayem

Hyperbaric O2 Service, Resident, Hyperbaric oxygen and diving medicine

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