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    • Commentary on the consensus statement being prepared for the 6th world congress on mountain medicine, Xining 2004 

      Vargas, Enrique (Journal of Qinghai Medical College, 2005)
      In, conclusion, while I agree that it is important to have a valid, cross - cultural scoring system that permits diagnosis of CMS in much the same way as does the Lake Louise system devised for AMS in the 1990s, I do not ...
    • Consensus statement on chronic and subacute high altitude diseases 

      León-Velarde, Fabiola; Maggiorini, Marco; Reeves, John T; Aldashev, Almaz; Asmus, Ingrid; Bernardi, Luciano; Ge, Ri-Li; Hackett, Peter; Kobayashi, Toshio; Moore, Lorna G; Peñaloza, Dante; Richalet, Jean-Paul; Roach, Robert; Wu, Tianyi; Vargas, Enrique; Zubieta-Castillo, Gustavo; Zubieta-Calleja, Gustavo (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2005)
      ABSTRACT This is an international consensus statement of an ad hoc committee formed by the In ternational Society for Mountain Medicine (ISMM) at the VI World Congress on Mountain Med icine and High Altitude Physiology ...
    • Disfunción ventricular derecha en altitud. Estudio preliminar descriptivo 

      Murillo Jauregui, Carla Ximena; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; García Choque, MA; Villena Cabrera, Mercedes (Neumol Cir Torax, 2013-01)
      El 42% de la población boliviana habita entre 3.280 a 4.800 msnm. El mal crónico de montaña es un síndrome de pérdida gradual de la capacidad de adaptación a la altura, con eritrocitosis excesiva, Hb en hombres > 18,3 ...
    • Exaggerated exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension causes lung water accumulation and right ventricular dysfunction in patients with chronic mountain sickness 

      Pratali, Lorenza; Rimoldi, Stefano F; Rexhaj, Emrush; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Villena, Mercedes; Sicari, Rosa; Picano, Eugenio; Scherrer, Urs; Allemann, Yves; Sartori, Claudio (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2010-08-08)
      Introduction: Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is characterized by exaggerated exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension. Evidences suggest that exercise may cause lung fluid accumulation at high altitude. We hypothesized ...
    • Exaggerated pulmonary hypertension during mild exercise in chronic mountain sickness 

      Stuber, Thomas; Sartori, Claudio; Schwab, Marcos; Jayet, Pierre-Yves; Rimoldi, Stefano F; Garcin, Sophie; Thalmann, Sébastien; Spielvogel, Hilde; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Villena, Mercedes; Scherrer, Urs; Allemann, Yves (CHEST, 2010-02)
      Background: Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is an important public health problem and is characterized by exaggerated hypoxemia, erythrocytosis, and pulmonary hypertension. While pulmonary hypertension is a leading cause ...
    • Exercise induces rapid interstitial lung water accumulation in patients with chronic mountain sickness 

      Pratali, Lorenza; Rimoldi, Stefano F; Rexhaj, Emrush; Hutter, Damian; Faita, Francesco; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Villena, Mercedes; Sicari, Rosa; Picano, Eugenio; Allemann, Yves; Scherrer, Urs; Sartori, Claudio (CHEST, 2012-04-04)
      Background: Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is a major public health problem in mountainous regions of the world. In its more advanced stages, exercise intolerance is often found, but the underlying mechanism is not ...
    • Intercambio gaseoso y relación ventilación perfusión en el mal de montaña crónico 

      Vargas, E; Villena, M (Acta Andina, 1992)
      Los hallazgos cada vez más frecuentes del mal de montaña crónico en personas jóvenes, de menos de 30 años, hipoxémicos, aunque moderadamente hipercápnicos, nos inducen a investigar más profundamente esta enfermedad y revisar ...
    • Perinatal origins of chronic mountain sickness : the role of perinatal hypoxia in the development of CMS 

      Vargas, Enrique; Julian, Colleen Glyde; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Dávila, Daniela; Rodriguez, Armando; Gonzales, Marcelino; Moore, Lorna G (Meeting VII Congress World Medicine and Physiology High Altitude, 2011)
      Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is a significant public health problem for the more than 140 million persons residing at high altitudes (>2500 m) yet its etiology remains incompletely urderstood because, in part, the ...
    • Pulmonary gas exchange in Andean nativos with excessive polycythemia - efecct of hemodilution 

      Manier, Gérard; Guenard, Hervé; Castaing, Yves; Varene, Nicole; Vargas, Enrique (J. Appl. Physiol., 1988)
      Pulmonary gas exchange in andean natives (n =8) with excessive high-altitude (3,600-4,200 m) polycythemia (hematocrit 65.1 +- 6.6%) and hipoxemia (arterial PO2 45.6+-5.6 Torr) in the absence of pulmonary or cardiovascular ...
    • RV contractility and exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension in chronic mountain sickness: a stress echocardiographic and tissue doppler imaging study 

      Pratali, Lorenza; Allemann, Yves; Rimoldi, Stefano F; Faita, Francesco; Hutter, Damian; Rexhaj, Emrush; Brenner, Roman; Bailey, Damian M; Sartori, Claudio; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Villena, Mercedes; Scherrer, Urs; Picano, Eugenio; Sicari, Rosa (JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 2013-12)
      O B J E C T I V E S The aim of this study was to evaluate right ventricular (RV) and left ventricular function and pulmonary circulation in chronic mountain sickness (CMS) patients with rest and stress echocardiography ...
    • Systemic vascular dysfunction in patients with chronic mountain sickness 

      Rimoldi, Stefano F; Rexhaj, Emrush; Pratali, Lorenza; Bailey, Damian; Hutter, Damian; Faita, Francesco; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Villena, Mercedes; Nicod, Pascal; Allemann, Yves; Scherrer, Urs; Sartori, Claudio (CHEST, 2012-01-01)
      Background: Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is a major public health problem characterized by exaggerated hypoxemia and erythrocytosis. In more advanced stages, patients with CMS often present with functional and structural ...
    • The relationship between perinatl hypoxia and sleep-disordered breathing in preclinical chronic mountain sickness 

      Julian, Colleen Glyde; Vargas, Enrique; Dávila, R Daniela; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Rodríguez, A; Gonzales, Marcelino; Moore, Lorna G (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2010-08-08)
      Introduction: Chronic intermittent hypoxia due to sleepdisordered breathing is implicated as a potential etiological factor for chronic mountain sickness (CMS). Whether sleepdisordered breathing precedes or results from ...
    • The role of perinatal hypoxia in the development of preclinical CMS 

      Vargas, Enrique (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2010-08-08)
      Introduction: Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is a significant public health problem for the more than 140 million persons living at high altitudes (>2500 m) yet its etiology remains incompletely understood, in part, ...
    • Valores hematológicos normales en personas sanas a 4.000 metros en Bolivia 

      Vasquez, Rene; Villena, Mercedes (Biología y Altura. Órgano Oficial del Instituto Boliviano de Biología de Altura. Potosí, 2007)
      Los valores normales hematológicos de salud para las personas que viven a 4,000 m en Bolivia, según el libro de Biología Médica de altura 2:361-367, 2001 - Es definido que el hematocrito normal y los niveles de hemoglobina ...
    • Ventilatory oxygen drive in acute and chronic hypoxia 

      Lefrançois, R; Gautier, H; Pasquis, P (Respiration Physiology, 1968)
      Abstract. Ventilatory oxygen drive has been investigated in four groups of subjects by measurement of transient changes of ventilation occurring after inhalation of two or three breaths of pure oxygen or nitrogen: 1) acutely ...