Ozone Therapy in the Treatment of Bone Infections
"Comandante Pinares" General Hospital, San Cristobal, Cuba.
It was done an investigation about the therapeutic effects of
ozone therapy in the treatment of bone and articular infections,
in patients suffering of these lesions, admitted to the Service of
Orthopedic and Traumatology of the General Teaching Hospital "
Comandante Pinares", San Cristobal, Pinar del Río. General
treatment was performed using ozone rectal application and local
ozone treatment and ozonized oil (OLEOZON). Ozone therapy directly
into the septic bone was applied as a unique treatment or combined
with antibioticotherapy, surgery of lesions, etc. Good results
were obtained in a great percent of patients, but an outstanding
improvement was seen in patients treated with ozone as the only
therapeutic method. It was well accepted by patients and no side
effects were observed. It was concluded recommending its
application in the treatment of chronic infections of the
Source: 2nd International Symposium on Ozone Applications
Havana, Cuba - Mach 24-26, 1997.