Effect of rapid ascent to high altitude on autonomic cardiovascular modulation.

@article{Chen2008EffectOR,
  title={Effect of rapid ascent to high altitude on autonomic cardiovascular modulation.},
  author={Yi-chu Chen and Fang-Chi Lin and G M Shiao and Shi-chuan Chang},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={336 3},
  pages={248-53}
}
BACKGROUND Effect of acute hypobaric hypoxia on autonomic nervous activities remains unclear. We evaluated the effect of rapid ascent to high altitude on autonomic cardiovascular modulation and compared the differences between the subjects with and without acute mountain sickness (AMS). METHOD Twenty-seven unacclimatized healthy subjects were included for this study. The sleep and study altitude (3180 m) was reached by car from low level (555 m) within 3 hours. The stationary spectral heart… CONTINUE READING
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