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What does HBO stand for?

HBO stands for Hyperbaric Oxygenation

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3, 2012): After weeks of near-seclusion, Chavez announced that he was travelling to Havana for hyperbaric oxygenation therapy, a treatment designed to reduce radiation therapy-induced bone decay.
Maduro said last week that Chavez was doing well and closely following events from Cuba, where he is undergoing sessions of hyperbaric oxygenation, the breathing of pure oxygen in a sealed and pressurized chamber.
Six months after I completed the last radiation therapy treatment, it has been recommended that I begin a special treatment consisting of various sessions of hyperbaric oxygenation," Chavez wrote in a letter read out to the legislature in Caracas.
Coverage includes a general overview of hyperbaric oxygenation, disorders approved for hyperbaric treatment, and hyperbaric oxygen used in off-label disorders and investigational areas.