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Military doctors in Kamchatka treat those infected with coronavirus using a pressure chamber

This method was proposed by specialists from the Department of Diving Medicine of the Military Medical Academy named after V.I. Kirov in St. Petersburg

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/NOVOSTIVL/ Military doctors in Kamchatka began to treat those infected with coronavirus using a new method using a pressure chamber. This makes it possible to alleviate the patient's condition in the treatment of respiratory failure, the press service of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) said on Friday.

"In Kamchatka, at the Naval Clinical Hospital of the Pacific Fleet (VMKG), patients with coronavirus infection are being treated according to a new method. Military doctors, using the Savitel barometric complex deployed at the VMKG a few months ago, began treating COVID-19 patients with oxygen and oxygen-helium mixtures. In the treatment of respiratory failure that develops in patients with COVID-19, oxygen-helium mixtures help to alleviate the course of the disease, "the press service said.

This technique was developed by specialists from the Department of Diving Medicine of the Military Medical Academy. Kirov in St. Petersburg. It was put into service because it showed good results in the treatment of infection and contributes to the achievement of complete recovery of patients.

Barocomplex "Savior" is designed to provide diving and training descents, scientific research in the field of search and rescue equipment. In addition, it is used to provide emergency medical assistance to divers, injured submariners.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, about 100.9 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the world, more than 2.1 million have died. In Russia, according to the federal operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus, 3 793 810 cases of infection were registered, 3 229 258 people recovered, 71 651 died.