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  • 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 ...
  • Periodic breathing and O2 saturation in relation to sleep stages at high altitude 

    Normad, Hervé; Barragan, Mario; Benoit, Odile; Bailliart, Olivier; Raynaud, Jeanne (Aviat. Space Environ Med., 1990)
    This study was designed to compare sleep organization at high altitude (HA) and sea level (SL) and to estimate the extent periodic breathing (PB) negatively influences arterial O2, saturation (SaO2). Six lowlanders were ...