The James Klinghoffer Center
for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Treatment

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
Burns
Spider bites

Standard Therapies
Debridement
Advanced dressing
Compression therapy
Nutritional support

Advanced Therapies
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 and
Carbon monoxide poisoning
Treating soft tissue or bone infection
Countering severe anemia

 

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