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Vuyk, J. (author), van den Bos, J. (author), Terhell, K. (author), de Bos, R. (author), Vletter, A. (author), Valk, P. (author), van Beuzekom, M. (author), van Kleef, J. (author), Dahan, A. (author), TNO Technische Menskunde (author)
Acute mountain sickness is thought to be triggered by cerebral hypoxemia and be prevented by acetazolamide (Actz). The effect of Actz on cerebral oxygenation at altitude remains unknown. In 16 members of the 2005 Dutch Cho Oyu (8201 m, Tibet) expedition, the influence of Actz and exercise (750 mg PO daily) on heart rate, peripheral and regional...
article 2006
Willems, J.H.B.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Various symptoms can arise during a stay in high altitude areas (above 2500 m), such as tissue hypoxia and in particular pulmonary and brain oedema. Patients with existing health problems can expect to develop more complaints or more severe complaints at an earlier stage. For a number of these patients a stay in high altitude areas should be...
article 2004