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High Pressure Neurological Syndrome (High Pressure Nervous Syndrome) Summary

Description: A syndrome related to increased atmospheric pressure and characterized by tremors, nausea, dizziness, decreased motor and mental performance, and SEIZURES. This condition may occur in those who dive deeply (c. 1000 ft) usually while breathing a mixture of oxygen and helium. The condition is associated with a neuroexcitatory effect of helium.

Also Known As: High Pressure Nervous Syndrome; HPNS; High Pressure Neural Syndrome; High Pressure Neurological Syndrome, Experimental; HPNSs Show All >>

Networked: 132 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for High Pressure Neurological Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  2. benzimidazole : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  3. Mephenesin : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  4. Lithium : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  5. Glycine (Aminoacetic Acid) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 23 Generic
  6. Zoxazolamine : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Central Muscle Relaxants : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Chlorzoxazone : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 21 Generic
  9. CGP 39551 : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. Nitrogen : 3 studies in 18 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to High Pressure Neurological Syndrome

  1. Seizures (Seizure)
  2. Tremor (Tremors)
  3. Inert Gas Narcosis (Nitrogen Narcosis)
  4. High Pressure Neurological Syndrome (High Pressure Nervous Syndrome)
  5. Myoclonus (Nocturnal Myoclonus)
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Key Therapies for High Pressure Neurological Syndrome

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  1. Anesthesia : 1 study in 5 results
  2. Decompression : 3 results
  3. Injections : 2 results
  4. Nanospheres : 1 result
  5. Implanted Electrodes : 1 result
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