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ALLMedicine™ High-altitude Pulmonary Edema Center

Research & Reviews  62 results

The Oxygen Transport Triad in High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema: A Perspective from the Hig...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8305285
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Zubieta-Calleja G, Zubieta-DeUrioste N

Jul 25th, 2021 - Acute high-altitude illnesses are of great concern for physicians and people traveling to high altitude. Our recent article "Acute Mountain Sickness, High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema and High-Altitude Cerebral Edema, a View from the High Andes" was q...

Gain-of-function Tibetan PHD2D4E;C127S variant suppresses monocyte function: A lesson i...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2021.103418
EBioMedicine Bhattacharya S, Shrimali NM et. al.

Jun 9th, 2021 - We have previously described an evolutionarily selected Tibetan prolyl hydroxylase-2 (PHD2D4E;C127S) variant that degrades the hypoxia-inducible factor (HIFα) more efficiently and protects these highlanders from hypoxia-triggered elevation in haem...

High-altitude pulmonary edema is aggravated by risk-loci and associated transcription f...
https://doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddab139
Human Molecular Genetics; Sharma K, Mishra A et. al.

May 20th, 2021 - High-altitude (HA, > 2500 meters) hypoxic exposure evokes several physiological processes that may be abetted by differential genetic distribution in sojourners, who are susceptible to various HA disorders, such as high-altitude pulmonary edema (H...

Extravascular lung water and cardiac function assessed by echocardiography in healthy l...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.03.057
International Journal of Cardiology; Lichtblau M, Bader PR et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - High-altitude pulmonary edema is associated with elevated systolic pulmonary artery pressure (sPAP) and increased extravascular lung water (EVLW). We investigated sPAP and EVLW during repeated exposures to high altitude (HA). Healthy lowlanders un...

Evaluation of Serial Chest Radiographs of High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema Requiring Medic...
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usaa490
Military Medicine; Nowadly CD, Solomon AJ et. al.

Dec 4th, 2020 - Chest radiography is a diagnostic tool commonly used by medical providers to assess high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). Although HAPE often causes a pattern of pulmonary edema with right lower lung predominance, previous research has shown that ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Hypoxia Impairs Endothelial Function in HAPEs
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00176007

Sep 15th, 2005 - Rationale: High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is characterized by excessive pulmonary vasoconstriction and is associated with decreased concentrations of nitric oxide (NO) in the lung. Objectives: We hypothesized that individuals susceptible to ...

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News  6 results

Physicians Push Back on Treating COVID-19 as HAPE
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929131

Apr 21st, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. For Luanne Freer, MD, an expert in high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and founder and director of Everest ER, a nonprofit seasonal clinic at the...

COVID-19 Daily: Vent Debate Continues, Screening for Taste/Smell
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929161

Apr 21st, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Ventilation Debate Continues Some physic...

Is Protocol-Driven COVID-19 Ventilation Doing More Harm Than Good?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928236

Apr 6th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians in the COVID-19 trenches are beginning to question whether standard respiratory therapy protocols for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndr...

Is Protocol-Driven COVID-19 Ventilation Doing More Harm Than Good?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/928236

Apr 6th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians in the COVID-19 trenches are beginning to question whether standard respiratory therapy protocols for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndr...

Dung Lung: Reactive Airway Disease Syndrome From Yak-Dung Biomass Fuel Smoke
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/119280/pulmonology/dung-lung-reactive-airway-disease-syndrome-yak-dung
Nicholas C. Kanaan, MD; David Pomeranz et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2016 - Case A 30-year-old man without prior respiratory illness presented with coughing, wheezing, dyspnea on exertion, and decreased exercise tolerance after a 7-hour overnight exposure to yak-dung smoke. This episode took place at 4,240 m elevation in.

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