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ALLMedicine™ High-altitude Pulmonary Edema Center

Research & Reviews  63 results

An Unusual Presentation of Pulmonary Edema During an Ice Dive at Altitude.
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usac081
Military Medicine; Sanou AZ, Murray RL et. al.

Apr 8th, 2022 - Military diving operations occur in a wide range of austere environments, including high-altitude environments and cold weather environments; however, rarely do both conditions combine. Ice diving at altitude combines the physiologic risks of divi...

Rescue Emergencies Due to High-Altitude Illnesses Are Rare in Switzerland.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8776185
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Gasser B, Stouder J

Jan 22nd, 2022 - Despite a potential high risk of acute mountain sickness (AMS) in the Swiss Alps, there is a lack of analyses concerning its relevance over longer periods. In consequence, the aim of this study is to analyze the prevalence of AMS in comparison to ...

Respiratory physiology at high altitude and considerations for pediatric patients.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pan.14380
Paediatric Anaesthesia; Bebic Z, Brooks Peterson M et. al.

Dec 18th, 2021 - Over 150 million people, including many children, live at high altitude (>2500 m) with the majority residing in Asia and South America. With increases in elevation, the partial pressure of oxygen (pO2) is reduced, resulting in a hypobaric hypoxic ...

Novel HIF-1-target gene isthmin1 contributes to hypoxia-induced hyperpermeability of pu...
https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpcell.00124.2021
American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology; Li J, Xia Y et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Hypoxia-induced pulmonary microvascular endothelial cell (PMVEC) monolayers hyperpermeability is vital for vascular leakage, which participates in vascular diseases, such as acute lung injury (ALI) and high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). We prev...

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...

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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

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 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...

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