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  • Evaluación participativa del cambio climático y la variabilidad del clima en las ciudades ubicadas en ecosistemas de montaña 

    Aparicio-Effen, Marilyn (Organización Panamericana de la Salud, 2013)
    Los efectos del cambio climático comenzaron a ser evidentes desde la década de 1990, cuando se estima que menos del 50% de la población vivía en las ciudades. En un futuro próximo más del 60% de la población mundial vivirá ...
  • La cardiopatía chagásica crónica 

    Salinas Salmón, CE (E.G., 1999)
    En las áreas endémicas de Latinoamérica, la enfermedad de Chagas es un problema importante de salud pública, principalmente por debilitación grave debida a lesiones del corazón. De los 15 a 20 millones de personas que están ...
  • Respiratory and cardiocirculatory responses of acclimatization of high altitude natives (La Paz, 3500 m) to tropical lowland (Santa Cruz, 420 m) 

    Paz-Zamora, M; Coudert, J; Ergueta Collao, J; Vargas, E; Gutiérrez, N (Springer-Verlag, 1982)
    Abstract Socioeconomic development of the countries of the Andean region necessitates massive migration of population groups through colonization programs, which mobilize high altitude natives as well as low- landers. ...
  • Estudio del sistema diaforásico en mestizos-blancos residentes en la altura (3.600 m) 

    Peñaloza I, Rosario; Gutiérrez, Nancy de Nallar; Arnaud, Jacques; Llanos, Germán (Instituto Boliviano de Biología de Altura, 1981)
    La hemoglobina, molécula que se encuentra en el interior de los hematíes, es una molécula funcional únicamente bajo la forma de oxihemoglobina, en la que el hierro está al estado ferroso (Fe++). La metahemoglobina (MetHg) ...
  • Ventilatory, circulatory, and metabolic mechanisms during muscular exercise at high altitude (La Paz, 3500 m) 

    Paz-Zamora, M; Coudert, J; Arnaud, J; Vargas, E; Ergueta Collao, J; Gutiérrez, N; Spielvogel, H; Antezana, G; Durand, J (Springer-Verlag, 1982)
    Abstract. The scientific study of the natives of the Andes in South America is no longer an isolated or exotic undertaking (9). The Andean peoples are undergoing cultural, social, and economic development unequaled in ...
  • The pulmonary circulation of high altitude natives 

    Antezana, G; Barragán, L; Coudert, J; Coudkowicz, L; Durand, J; Lockhart, A; Mensch-Dechene, J; Paz Zamora, M; Spielvogel, H; Vargas, E; Zelter, M (Springer-Verlag, 1982)
    Abstract. La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, a city with about 700,000 inhabitants, extends itself from an altitude of 4000 m above sea level down to 3200 m. The altitude of the Bolivian Institute of Altitude Biology (I.B.B.A.) ...
  • Poliglobulia y ejercicio muscular 

    Spielvogel, Hilde; Vargas, Enrique; Paz Zamora, Mario; Haas, Jere; Beard, John L; Tufts, Gillian; Cudkowicz, León (Gaceta del Tórax, 1981)
    El consumo máximo de oxígeno (V02 max.) es una excelente pauta para evaluar la capacidad cardio-pulmonar de una persona y por ende su estado físico, desde luego son muchos los factores que influyen sobre el V02 max. Para ...
  • Trypanosoma cruzi : measurement of DNA quantity in different isoenzymic strains. Inferences on the ploidy of these strains 

    Lemesre, JL; Tibayrenc, M (Ann. Soc. Belge Med. Trop., 1983)
    Summary. The DNA quantity in different isoenzymic strains of Trypanosoma cruzi appears to be the same among these strains. This seems to indicate that these strains have the same ploidy. Genetic distances may be used for ...
  • Hallazgos ecocardiográficos (Modo "M") en la insuficiencia aórtica aguda, severa por endocarditis infecciosa. Reporte de cuatro casos clínicos 

    Aparicio Otero, Octavio (Instituto Boliviano de Biología de Altura, 1983)
    Echocardiography has greatly enhanced our ability of early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of this group of patients. Echocardiographic of four patients with acute aortic regurgitation who subsecuently died, are reported ...
  • Influencia del síndrome bronquial asociado, en la hematosis de los enfermos tuberculosos en La Paz (3.700 m.) 

    Vargas Pacheco, Enrique; Paz Zamora, Mario; Pinto Morales, Enrique (Gaceta del Tórax, 1971)
    Si consideramos en conjunto el resultado del presente estudio algunos hechos merecen ser remarcados: en primer término, señalamos la importancia del ejercicio muscular moderado para hacer aparecer a menudo un estado de ...
  • Edema agudo pulmonar de altura 

    Spielvogel, Hilde (Revista Cuadernos, 2006)
    El Edema Agudo Pulmonar de Altura (EPA), en inglés High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), es una complicación del Mal Agudo de Altura (MAA), que afecta a personas sanas. Se presenta en alturas por encima de 2700 m dentro ...
  • Impacts on well-being and health by excessive rainfall and floods in Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia 

    Nagy, GJ; Coronel, G; Pastén, M; Báez, J; Monte-Domecq, R; Galeano-Rojas, A; Flores, L; Ciganda, C; Bidegain, M; Aparicio-Effen, M; Arana, I (Springer, 2016-03-25)
    Hydro-climatic anomalies are impacting the well-being of populations and increasing vector-, rodent- and water-borne diseases (H-ID) in Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay where extreme ENSO- linked floods have been frequent ...
  • Acute hypoxia-reoxygenation and vascular oxygen sensing in the chicken embryo 

    Mohammed, Riazuddin; Salinas, Carlos E; Giussani, Dino A; Blanco, Carlos E; Cogolludo, Angel L; Villamor, Eduardo (Physiological Reports, 2017)
    Abstract Fetal/perinatal hypoxia is one of the most common causes of perinatal morbidity and mortality and is frequently accompannied by vascular dysfunction. However, the mechanisms involved have not been fully delineated. ...
  • Concentración de Malondialdehido en sujetos que residen a gran altitud: estudio exploratorio 

    Melgarejo Pomar, Ingrid Gaby; Balanza Erquicia, Elfride; Torrez Colmena, Lizeth; Quisberth Barrera, Sergio; Suzaño Vargas, Pilar Leina (Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Pública, 2017-12-07)
    El objetivo fue investigar el comportamiento del malondialdehido (MDA), biomarcador de estrés oxidativo, a grandes altitudes (3500–4200 m de altitud). Se realizó un estudio exploratorio en 91 sujetos de las ciudades de La ...
  • A comparative analysis of climate-risk and extreme event-related impacts on well-being and health: policy implications 

    Leal Filho, Walter; Al-Amin, Abul Quasem; Nagy, Gustavo J; Azaiteiro, Ulises M; Wiesböck, Laura; Ayal, Desalegn Y; Morgan, Edward A; Mugabe, Paschal; Aparicio-Effen, Marilyn; Fudjumdjum, Hubert; Chiappetta Jabbour, Charbel Jose (Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 2018-02-13)
    Abstract: There are various climate risks that are caused or influenced by climate change. They are known to have a wide range of physical, economic, environmental and social impacts. Apart from damages to the physical ...
  • Biosystematics of old world triatominae 

    Gorla, DE; Dujardin, JP; Schofield, CJ (Acta Tropica, 1997)
    Abstract Morphometric analysis of Old World species of Linshcosteus and Triatoma showed the two genera to be well separated. However, although the analysis showed clear distinction between the five species of Linshcosteus, ...
  • Acute and chronic altitude-induced cognitive dysfunction in children an adolescents 

    Rimoldi, SF; Rexhaj, E; Duplain, H; Urben, S; Billieux, J; Allemann, Y; Romero, C; Ayaviri, A; Salinas, C; Villena, M; Scherrer, U; Sartori, C (J Pediatr., 2015-11-02)
    Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess whether exposure to high altitude induces cognitive dysfunction in young healthy European children and adolescents during acute, short-term exposure to an altitude of 3450 m and in an ...
  • Erythropoietin and the polycythemia of high-altitude wellers 

    Dainiak, Nicholas; Spielvogel, Hilde; Sorba, Sandra; Cudkowicz, Leon (Molecular Biology of Erythropoiesis, 1989)
    Abstract High-altitude natives residing at similar altitudes exhibit varying degrees of erythrocytosis, depending in part upon their geographical location. A recent report by Winslow et al suggests that hematocrit and ...
  • Visceral canine leishmaniasis in Bolivia 

    Angles, R; Le Pont, F; Desjeux, P (Transantions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1982-05-11)
    We report the first description ofr visceral canine leishmaniasis in Bolivia. In a first stage (October 1980), three dogs presenting mucous nasal lesions were found to be infected with Leishmania (numerous amastigotes on ...
  • High correlation between Chagas' disease serology and PCR-based detection of Trypanosoma cruzi kinetoplast DNA in Bolivian children living in an endemic area 

    Wincker, Patrick; Bosseno, Marie-France; Britto, Constança; Yaksic, Nina; Cardoso, María Angélica; Médicis Morel, Carlos; Brenière, Simone Frédérique (FEMS Microbiology Letters, 1994)
    Abstract: The detection of Trypanosoma cruzi kinetoplast DNA by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification is a potentially powerful tool for the parasitological diagnosis of Chagas’ disease. We have applied this technique ...

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