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37 Possible Causes for High-Altitude Acute Pulmonary Edema

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Hypertension

    […] and high altitude pulmonary edema.[books.google.com] […] risk for high altitude pulmonary edema in these patients, concerns regarding worsening oxygenation and right-heart function, the degree of underlying pulmonary hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute pulmonary edema of high altitude. N Engl J Med 1960 ;263: 478 –80. 2. Singh I, Capila CC, Khanna PK, Nanda RB, Rao BDP.. High-altitude pulmonary edema.[doi.org]

  • High Altitude Cerebral Edema

    High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema and Fast Ascent ( 500 m/day Above 3000 m) Unknown History of Acute Mountain Sickness/High-Altitude Cerebral Edema/High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema[mdnxs.com] OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE), acute mountain sickness (AMS), and high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) in pilgrims.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study involving 37 mountaineers in 4 groups: 10 had experienced HACE, 8 high-altitude pulmonary edema, 11 severe acute mountain sickness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

    However, the relationship between inflammation and high altitude related illness such as high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and acute mountain sickness (AMS) is poorly understood[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We distinguish two forms of high altitude illness, a cerebral form called acute mountain sickness and a pulmonary form called high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE)[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] La Paz, Bolivia High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) is an acute illness with dramatic manifestations in the lung, that also affects all systems of the body.[altitudeclinic.com]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    […] in triathlons Study: Exposure to high altitude can cause acute mountain sickness, cerebral or pulmonary edema Enhancing HD-MEA Systems with CMOS One reason selective stimulation[news-medical.net] Pulmonary edema which occurs acutely is considered a serious medical emergency that could be potentially fatal if not treated immediately.[symptoma.com] Inhalable form of Ambrisentan drug could offer faster-acting treatment option for pulmonary edema Swimming-induced pulmonary oedema cases higher among athletes taking part[news-medical.net]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Abstract An individual experiencing dyspnoea or syncope at high altitude is commonly diagnosed to have high-altitude pulmonary edema or cerebral edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is generally not considered in the differential diagnosis. There have been very rare cases of AMI reported only from Mount Everest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Altitude Sickness

    Abstract Well-recognized medical threats at high altitude ( 2,500 m) include acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), and high altitude cerebral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute mountain sickness and high-altitude cerebral edema refer to the cerebral abnormalities, and high-altitude pulmonary edema to the pulmonary abnormalities.[doi.org] This group of disorders, in increasing severity, include: high-altitude headache, acute mountain sickness, high-altitude pulmonary edema, and high-altitude cerebral edema.[symptoma.com]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    However, despite there being a high degree of vigilance for "classic" conditions encountered at altitude (eg, acute mountain sickness, high altitude pulmonary edema, and high[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For mountaineers and those working at high altitude, additional risks exist.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    -High-altitude illness (HAI) refers to a broad spectrum of diseases ranging from acute mountain sickness to high-altitude cerebral and pulmonary edema that are induced by[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High Alt Med Biol. 19:288-290, 2018.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoxia

    (AMS), high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and high altitude cerebral edema (HACE).[archive.rubicon-foundation.org] HAH   highaltitude headache; AMS   acute mountain sickness; HACE   highaltitude cerebral edema; HAPE   high‐altitude pulmonary edema; SR   sustained release; iv   intravenous[doi.org] Altitude, Acute Mountain Sickness, Pulmonary Edema, Cerebral Edema, Occupational and Preventive Medicine, Acclimatization, Altitude Medicine, High Terrestrial Elevation Description[archive.rubicon-foundation.org]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Hanaoka M, Droma Y, Naramoto A, Honda T, Kobayashi T, Kubo K: Vascular endothelial growth factor in patients with high-altitude pulmonary edema.[karger.com] Medford AR, Keen LJ, Bidwell JL, Millar AB: Vascular endothelial growth factor gene polymorphism and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Thorax 2005;60:244-248.[karger.com]

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