Autonomic and cardiovascular effects of acute high altitude exposure after myocardial infarction and in normal volunteers

Messerli-Burgy, Nadine; Meyer, Katharina; Steptoe, Andrew; Laederach-Hofmann, Kurt (2009). Autonomic and cardiovascular effects of acute high altitude exposure after myocardial infarction and in normal volunteers. Circulation journal, 73(8), pp. 1485-91. Kyoto (Jap.): Japanese Circulation Society 10.1253/circj.CJ-09-0004

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High sympathetic tone creates a significant risk for ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death, which can especially affect patients after a myocardial infarction (MI) when exercising in a hypoxic environment.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition

UniBE Contributor:

Messerli, Nadine; Meyer, Katharina and Laederach, Kurt

ISSN:

1346-9843

Publisher:

Japanese Circulation Society

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:14

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:59

Publisher DOI:

10.1253/circj.CJ-09-0004

PubMed ID:

19556694

Web of Science ID:

000268433600024

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/32476 (FactScience: 197689)

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