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  • Chronic mountain sickness, optimal hemoglobin and heart disease 

    Vargas, Enrique; Spielvogel, Hilde (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2006-06)
    For the male inhabitants of La Paz, Bolivia (3200–4100 m), and other high altitude regions in America and Asia, chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is a major health problem. Since CMS was first described by Carlos Monge in ...
  • Comparison of 10-12 years old schoolboys living at high (4100m) and at low (450m) altitude in Bolivia 

    Post, GB; Kemper, HCG; Lujan, C; Parent, G; Coudert, J (Int. J. Sports Med., 1992)
    Within the frame work of a large project, health and lifestyle was measured in 10-12 years old Indian schoolboys in Bolivia. In 1990 about 50 boys living in La Paz, at an altitude between 3600 and 4100 m, were measured, ...
  • Dietary intake and physical activity of Bolivian schollboys at high altitude 

    Post, GB; Kemper, HCG; Lujan, C; Arze, RM; Parent, G; Spielvogel, H; Coudert, J (Masson, 1992)
    A population of about 50 schoolboys from 10-12 years old living in the city of La Paz - Bolivia at an altitude between 3600 and 4100 m are studied. Food consumption and physical activity is measured by 24-hours interviews. ...
  • High altitude metahemoglobinemia 

    Arnaud, Jacques; Gutiérrez, Nancy; Vargas, Enrique; Tellez, Wilma (s.n., 1984)
    SUMMARY. All high altitudes the human erythrocyte, subject to a permanent hypoxy, is the site of metabolic changes among which metahemoglobin has drawn our attention. The present work presents an. argument in favor of the ...
  • Mécanique ventilatoire chez l'homme à haute alltitude 

    Lefrançois, R; Gautier, H; Pasquis, P (C.R. Soc. Biol., 1969)
    La ventilation pulmonaire des sujets nés á haute altitude est moins importante que celle des sujets originaires des plaines acclimatés à la même altitude, tant au repos qu'au cours de l'exercice musculaire. Cette différence ...
  • Modifications des conditions du culture cellulaire en haute altitude 

    Malaspina, L; Quilici, JC; Ergueta Collao, J (C.R. Soc. Biol., 1970)
    Dans les derniers mois de 1968, nous avons pratiqué des cultures de leucocytes humains el altitude, à l'occasion d'une enquete portant sur le caryotype des Amérindiens Aymara et Quechua vivant sur l'Altiplano péruano-bolivien. ...