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 organizations providing care primarily in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania.
The hyperbaric treatment center at St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus features physicians with more than 50 combined years of experience in delivering hyperbaric medicine. St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus' hyperbaric medicine program is the only program in the region to offer an on-call service 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week for emergency treatment.
Bob Toth, coordinator of St. Luke's hyperbaric program stated, "We have had a Hyperbaric Department here for more than 35 years and were in the market for a new chamber. After a recent tour of ETC to see the chamber and its capabilities first hand, we decided it was just what we needed. The operating system is great, and the Smooth-Ride(TM) pressure-change technology has been very well received by our patients."
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) entails supplying oxygen under pressure in a hyperbaric chamber. It is utilized in the treatment of carbon monoxide and smoke inhalation and other conditions including air or gas embolism, crush injury, wound care, decompression sickness, blood loss, soft tissue infection, radiation tissue damage and thermal burns.
ETC manufactures the industry's most technica
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