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    • Aymara children are protected from high-altitude-induced pulmonary hypertension 

      Stuber, Thomas; Sartori, Claudio; Hutter, Damian; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Thalmann, Sebastien; Turini, Pierre; Jayet, Pierre-Yves; Villena, Mercedes; Scherrer, Urs; Allemann, Yves (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2005-02-22)
      Pulmonary hypertension is a hallmark of the adaptation to ambient lack of oxygen. This assumption is also thought to hold true for high-altitude native children, since invasive studies showed elevated pulmonary-artery pressure ...