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2009-02-17 13:10:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division today announced the sale of two (2) BARA-MED(R) XD Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers to Oasis Hyperbarics, Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA. ETC is delighted to work with Oasis Hyperbarics, a new hyperbaric medical practice run by Eric Brittain, MD and Tim Osbon, MD. Oasis Hyperbarics is affiliated with Hyperbaric Therapy of Low Country in Hilton Head,...

2009-02-10 07:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The hyperbaric industry's first ever patient-positioning pads developed specifically for use in hyperbaric oxygen chambers have been introduced by Sechrist Industries, the world leader in hyperbaric chambers. The Sechrist HBO2 Patient Comfort Positioning Pads(TM) are available in three multifunctional configurations -- wedge, lumbar support and lateral support -- to give maximum versatility and flexibility in achieving optimum patient comfort during...

2009-01-29 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Division today announced the delivery and installation of two BARA-MED(R) XD monoplace hyperbaric chambers to Stevens Hospital, Edmonds, WA. The BARA-MED(R) XD chambers are the first computer-controlled hyperbaric chambers in the state of Washington, clearing the way for higher technology in the world of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). Since 1964,...

2009-01-19 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Division today announced the sale of two BARA-MED(R) XD Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers for placement at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown, PA. St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus is part of the St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network, a nationally recognized, regional, integrated network of non-profit hospitals, physicians and other health-related...

2008-12-08 08:55:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Division today announced the recent installation of two BARA-MED(R)XD Monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chambers in the St. John Wound Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. The state-of-the-art monoplace chambers are the first computer-controlled hyperbaric chambers to be placed into service in Oklahoma. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) chambers offer advanced care for chronic...

2008-04-17 18:00:43

MILWAUKEE, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center's new hyperbaric chamber will triple the hospital's capacity to treat patients with hyperbaric oxygen therapy and improve its regional wound care services. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080417/AQTH107) The 52-foot-long, 66-ton chamber, the second-largest in the U.S. and the largest in Wisconsin, will be able to treat up to 24 patients at one time. The chamber was installed today after being lifted by...

2008-04-11 12:00:09

When the Hyperbaric Medicine Unit at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas opened 15 years ago, it was one of the only units of its kind in the region. Originally used to treat decompression illness in SCUBA divers and carbon monoxide poisoning, the science of hyperbaric medicine slowly expanded as researchers theorized it could treat other ailments. As the role of hyperbaric medicine has expanded over the years, so has the unit at Presbyterian Hospital. The team of specialized-trained doctors...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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