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Haematological changes at altitude.
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PMID:  21465909     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Hypobaric hypoxia is associated with an increase in erythropoesis and an increased thrombotic risk. This is true of long haul air travel, mountaineering expeditions and longer stays at altitude. Studies looking at clotting on mountaineering expeditions are further complicated by the effects of exercise, plasma volume changes and the catecholamine response to hypoxia. This review examines the evidence for changes in clotting factors and functional clotting at altitude and considers the implications of altitude travel for those with pre-existing medical conditions.
K Wheatley; M Creed; A Mellor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0035-8665     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Army Med Corps     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505627     Medline TA:  J R Army Med Corps     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
ST3 in Infectious Diseases, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Road, London.
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