Exercise induces rapid interstitial lung water accumulation in patients with chronic mountain sickness

Pratali, Lorenza; Rimoldi, Stefano F; Rexhaj, Emrush; Hutter, Damian; Faita, Francesco; Salmòn, Carlos Salinas; Villena, Mercedes; Sicari, Rosa; Picano, Eugenio; Allemann, Yves; Scherrer, Urs; Sartori, Claudio (2012). Exercise induces rapid interstitial lung water accumulation in patients with chronic mountain sickness. Chest, 141(4), pp. 953-8. Northbrook, Ill.: American College of Chest Physicians 10.1378/chest.11-0084

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Chronic mountain sickness (CMS) is a major public health problem in mountainous regions of the world. In its more advanced stages, exercise intolerance is often found, but the underlying mechanism is not known. Recent evidence indicates that exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension is markedly exaggerated in CMS. We speculated that this problem may cause pulmonary fluid accumulation and aggravate hypoxemia during exercise.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Rimoldi, Stefano; Rexhaj, Emrush; Hutter, Damian; Allemann, Yves; Scherrer, Urs and Sartori, Claudio

ISSN:

0012-3692

Publisher:

American College of Chest Physicians

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:37

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:36

Publisher DOI:

10.1378/chest.11-0084

PubMed ID:

21885723

Web of Science ID:

000302592700020

Additional Information:

Pratali, Lorenza;Rimoldi, Stefano F;Rexhaj, Emrush;Hutter, Damian;Faita, Francesco;Salmon, Carlos Salinas;Villena, Mercedes;Sicari, Rosa;Picano, Eugenio;Allemann, Yves;Scherrer, Urs;Sartori, Claudio;Chest. 2012 Apr;141(4):953-8. doi: 10.1378/chest.11-0084. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14951 (FactScience: 222094)

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