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  • Chronic mountain sickness and cor pulmonale La Paz-Bolivia (3,600-4,100 m) 

    Vargas P, Enrique; Villena, Mercedes; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Rodriguez, Armando; Tellez, Wilma; Bellido, Diva (Life on the Qinghai Tibetan plateau, 2007)
    Summary Among the majority of inhabitants of La Paz-Bolivia (3,200-4,100 m.), the mild elevation seen in pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) has no clinical significance and is reversible on descent to lower altitude or with ...
  • Dopaminergic metabolism in carotid bodies and high altitude acclimatization in female rats 

    Joseph, Vincent; Soliz, Jorge; Soria, Rudy; Pequignot, Jacqueline; Favier, Roland; Spielvogel, Hilde; Pequignot, Jean Marc (Am J Physiol Relulatory, 2002-04)
    We tested the hypothesis that ovarian steroids stimulate breathing through a dopaminergic mechanism in the carotid bodies (CB). In ovariectomized female rats raised at sea level, domperidone, a peripheral D2 receptor ...