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HPA celebrates first year of hyperbaric treatments in Alvor

The Hospital Particular do Algarve (HPA) group has just celebrated the first year of its hyperbaric chamber.

The chamber has been used to treat several, including people with decompression sickness, diabetic ulcers, sudden cases of deafness and blindness, and carbon monoxide poisoning.

The chamber is the only one available south of Lisbon and can treat seven people at once.