Humans at high altitude: hypoxia and fetal growth.

Abstract

High-altitude studies offer insight into the evolutionary processes and physiological mechanisms affecting the early phases of the human lifespan. Chronic hypoxia slows fetal growth and reduces the pregnancy-associated rise in uterine artery (UA) blood flow. Multigenerational vs. shorter-term high-altitude residents are protected from the altitude… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2011.04.017

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