Recompression chamber

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A recompression chamber is a pressure vessel used to treat divers suffering from certain diving disorders such as decompression sickness.

Often the terms recompression chamber, decompression chamber and hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber are used interchangeably. The names reflect the different purposes that the chambers are designed for, rather than their capability. Each is capable of operating in the others' role:


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