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Exaggerated pulmonary hypertension during mild exercise in chronic mountain sickness
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 ...
Pulmonary and systemic vascular dysfunction in young offspring of mothers with preeclampsia
Background—Adverse events in utero may predispose to cardiovascular disease in adulthood. The underlying mechanisms are unknown. During preeclampsia, vasculotoxic factors are released into the maternal circulation by the ...
Increasing respiratory dead space improves sleep disordered breathing and hypoxemia in patients with chronic mountain sickness
(The FASEB Journal, 2011-04-25)
Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is a major public health problem characterized by chronic hypoxemia and erythrocytosis. The underlying mechanism is unknown. Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is frequent at high altitude. ...
Response to letters regarding article, "Pulmonary and systemic vascular dysfunction in young offspring of mothers with preeclampsia"
We thank Lazdam et al and Yuan et al for their interesting comments on our study.1 Lazdam et al point out that in our study, birth weight in offspring of mothers with preeclampsia was significantly lower than in controls, ...