Now showing items 1-5 of 5

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nuevos mecanismos para hipertensión arterial pulmonar en la altura 

    Salinas Salmón, Carlos (COLEGIO MEDICO DE BOLIVIA, 2016-02)
    RESUMEN Durante la última década el alcance de la investigación en la altura se ha ampliado considerablemente. Dos importantes observaciones han generado este avance; Primero, el hecho de que el edema pulmonar agudo de ...
  • Protective effect of female sex hormones against pulmonary hypertension in Bolivian high altitude natives 

    Sartori, Claudio; Allemann, Yves; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Turini, Pierre; Rodriguez, Armando; Hutter, Damian; Thalmann, Sébastien; Vargas, Enrique; Villena, Mercedes; Scherrer, Urs (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2003-02-19)
    There is abundant evidence that female sex hormones have protective effects in the systemic circulation in both animals and humans, but little is known regarding their role in the regulation of the pulmonary circulation. ...