Florence, Italy
September 25-29, 2016

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Società Scientifica Italiana a carattere interdisciplinare

Associazione Infermieristica per lo Studio delle Lesioni Cutanee

AIUC o.n.l.u.s

Associazione Italiana Ulcere Cutanee



European Pressure Ulcer
Advisory Panel


European Tissue Repair Society

CO - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) advanced wound management; Biophysical and biological agents. Pharmaco-economics

Learning Objectives:

Following this session the participants should be able to:

  1. evaluate the use, limits and potential of HBOT for acute and chronic wounds;
  2. recognize practical aspects of the therapy and select appropriate patients;
  3. select treatment conditions for particular situations and handle specific therapy-related side effects and complications.


This session is directed at both potential and experienced users of HBOT. Using evidence-based approaches, current applications of HBOT for acute and chronic wounds will be examined. The speakers will present treatment details and expected outcomes and will discuss the newest trends in enhancing HBOT efficacy.


09.00 am – 09.20 am: Maide Cimsit (Turkey)
Title: Multidisciplinary approach to patients with chronic wounds

09.20 am – 09.40 am: Thomas E. Serena (USA)
Title: The value of indocyanine green fluorescence angiography in determining when HBOT should be employed or discontinued in wound care

09.40 am – 10.00 am: Gladiol Zenunaj (Italy)
Title: Management of lower limb ulcers. Effect of HBOT on wound healing as compared to standard therapies

10.00 am – 10.20 am: Valeria Purpura (Italy)
Title: Regenerative medicine: HBOT combined with platelet rich plasma/platelet gel and reconstructive surgery

10.20 am - 10.40 am: Rosario Infascelli (Italy)
Title: Juvenile cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa and vasculitic wounds

10.40 am – 11.00 am: Monica Rocco (Italy)
Title: Managing wound pain: HBOT in the treatment of pain disorders and potential benefits through its action on cytokines

11.00 am – 11.30 am: Break

11.30 am - 11.50 am: Paola Mengozzi (Italy)
Title: How to optimize clinical practice through the optimal integration of HBOT with other physical therapies

11.50 am - 12.10 pm: Klarida Hoxha (Italy)
Title: Wound care nursing in patients receiving HBOT

12.10 pm - 12.30 pm: Pasquale Longobardi (Italy)
Title: Cost impact of delayed wound healing: the role of HBOT

12.30 pm - 01.00 pm: Discussion