Can Rectal Ozone Insufflation Be Used for COVID-19 Management?

Type: Journal article

Author: Hamdy A. Hendawy1 & Walid Mosallam1 & Mohamed E. Abuelnaga1 & Amr M. Sabry1


Ozone (O3) therapy was used before for treating various

viral infections like hepatitis B, human immune deficiency virus (HIV), and Ebola viruses. O3 also can manage hypoxia and

increase tissue oxygenation, besides its anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties which may have an important role

in the management of cytokine storm. We used rectal O3 insufflation therapy assuming that it may have a beneficial role in the

management of COVID-19 disease.

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