The James Klinghoffer Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Treatment provides advanced wound care technology and hyperbaric oxygen therapy to enhance wound healing through a multidisciplinary team approach.
Our mission is to help relieve patient suffering in a compassionate environment to restore patients’ independence. Deborah continues to deliver the highest quality inpatient and outpatient services to our patients to improve their quality of life.
Innovative Treatment for Chronic Wounds
Every year, chronic wounds caused by poor circulation, diabetes, or related conditions keep three to five million Americans from doing the things they love. The James Klinghoffer Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Treatment applies proven wound care practices and advanced clinical approaches to heal patients suffering from chronic wounds. In addition, our center has the opportunity to participate in clinical trials utilizing the latest wound care products not yet available to the general public.
How Can the Center for Wound Healing Help?
Our multidisciplinary team provides wound assessment, treatment, and caregiver education. Diagnostic testing and a variety of treatments are available.
What Expectations Can I Have?
Much of the success of the program depends on you. You must keep appointments, follow directions carefully, and watch your progress closely between visits.
Slow-Healing Chronic Wounds
Chronic wounds are those that do not heal or show improvement in four weeks or more. The most common chronic wounds are:
- Venous leg ulcers
- Arterial insufficiency
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Pressure ulcers (bed sores)
- Traumatic injuries
- Post-surgical wounds
- Spider bites
- Advanced dressing
- Compression therapy
- Nutritional support
- Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO)
- Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
- Bioengineered skin substitutes
- Arterial and venous pumps
- Angioplasty and stenting
- Wound matrix and collagen dressings
- Growth factors
- Ultrasonic debridement
- Total contact casting
- Epidermal harvesting
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO) exposes the entire body to 100% oxygen under increased atmospheric pressure. The patient’s oxygen-saturated blood promotes healing of chronic wounds. The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Treatment has two HBO chambers used for treating these conditions:
- Diabetic foot ulcers
- Chronic osteomyelitis
- Post-radiation injuries
- Gas gangrene
- Necrotizing infections
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
- Treating soft tissue or bone infection
- Countering severe anemia
For more information about The James Klinghoffer Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Treatment at Deborah, to request an appointment, call 609-893-1200 ext. 4960.