What other ancillary modalities may be helpful but have not been tested in well-controlled human trials relative to frostbite?

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Bobak Zonnoor , MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Other ancillary modalities that may be helpful but have not been tested in well-controlled human trials include the following:

  • Buflomedil (an alpha-blocker) to increase peripheral blood flow

  • Hyperbaric oxygen [50, 51]

  • Subatmospheric pressure therapy (anecdotal) [52]

  • Pentoxifylline [53]

  • Vitamin C

  • Superoxide dismutase

  • Nifedipine


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