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ALLMedicine™ High-altitude Pulmonary Edema Center

Research & Reviews  87 results

Altitude Illness - Pulmonary Syndromes
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/773065-overview

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Altitude illness refers to a group of syndromes that result from hypoxia. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE) are manifestations of the brain pathophysiology, while high-altitude pulmonary edem...

Altitude Illness - Pulmonary Syndromes
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/773065-overview

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Altitude illness refers to a group of syndromes that result from hypoxia. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE) are manifestations of the brain pathophysiology, while high-altitude pulmonary edem...

Altitude Illness - Pulmonary Syndromes Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/773065-workup

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Imaging Studies Chest radiography The chest radiograph is usually irrelevant to field diagnosis and management but is useful in the context of a high-altitude clinic or hospital. Patchy, asymmetric, unilateral or bilateral fluffy infiltrates and a...

Altitude Illness - Pulmonary Syndromes
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/773065-print

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Altitude illness refers to a group of syndromes that result from hypoxia. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE) are manifestations of the brain pathophysiology, while high-altitude pulmonary edem...

CYP2S1 gene methylation among High-altitude pulmonary edema.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2022.146590
Gene Jin T, Lu H et. al.

May 28th, 2022 - High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a fatal disease of fluid accumulation in the lungs resulting from acute exposure to high altitude and hypoxia. Now research has found that changes in DNA methylation are genetically related. We investigated ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Evaluating the Utility of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in the Treatment of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04186598

Jul 28th, 2021 - Multicenter, double-blinded, randomized control trial. Enrollment is based on presentation to one of the treating facilities with clinical signs and symptoms of high-altitude pulmonary edema with a recent arrival at high altitude, an oxygen satura...

Effect of Acetazolamide on Subclinical High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema Detected by Lung Ultrasonography
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03490916

May 10th, 2019 - The overall goal of this study is to detect preclinical signs of HAPE by lung ultrasonography and evaluate the effectiveness of acetazolamide at decreasing pulmonary edema by using ultrasound.

The Incidence of Subclinical High-altitude Pulmonary Oedema at High Altitude
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01794130

Feb 18th, 2013 - The high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is the leading cause of death from high altitude sickness. At moderate altitude (2500-4500m) the incidence (0.2-6%) may be underestimated because only clinical HAPE leads to symptoms and motivates the patie...

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  9 results

Doctors push back on treating COVID-19 as HAPE
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/221091/coronavirus-updates/doctors-push-back-treating-covid-19-hape
Sharon Worcester

Apr 21st, 2020 - 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 Mt. Everest base camp in Nepal (elevation, 17,600 ft), a sudden flurry of messages and questions she.

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...

Higher Mortality Rate in Ventilated COVID-19 Patients in Large Sample
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928605

Apr 13th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Mortality could be as high as two thirds among patients with COVID-19 who require ventilation, new data from the United Kingdom's Intensive Care N...

Is protocol-driven COVID-19 respiratory therapy doing more harm than good?
https://www.mdedge.com/cardiology/article/220301/coronavirus-updates/protocol-driven-covid-19-respiratory-therapy-doing
Sharon Worcester

Apr 6th, 2020 - Physicians in the COVID-19 trenches are beginning to question whether standard respiratory therapy protocols for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are the best approach for treating patients with COVID-19 pneumonia. Courtesy Dr.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →