Frequent subclinical high-altitude pulmonary edema detected by chest sonography as ultrasound lung comets in recreational climbers.

@article{Pratali2010FrequentSH,
  title={Frequent subclinical high-altitude pulmonary edema detected by chest sonography as ultrasound lung comets in recreational climbers.},
  author={Lorenza Pratali and Marco Cavana and Rosa Sicari and Eugenio Picano},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 9},
  pages={1818-23}
}
OBJECTIVE The ultrasound lung comets detected by chest sonography are a simple, noninvasive, semiquantitative sign of increased extravascular lung water. The aim of this study was to evaluate, by chest sonography, the incidence of interstitial pulmonary edema in recreational high-altitude climbers. DESIGN Observational study. SUBJECTS Eighteen healthy… CONTINUE READING