High Altitude, Haematocrit and Age

Abstract

ALTHOUGH the relationship between haematocrit and altitude was established by Hurtado et al.1 in the Andes of Peru, none has been established between haematocrit and the age of permanent residents at different altitudes. Reviewing data collected from healthy volunteers living in Morococha, 4,540 m above sea level, we found that there was always a pronounced… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/238278b0

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