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Radiographic evidence of pulmonary edema during high-intensity interval training in women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16516564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The purpose was to determine if an intense interval training session could produce transient pulmonary edema in women. Fourteen females [(27+/-4 years; body mass index of 21.6+/-1.5 kg/m(2)); maximal oxygen consumption = 3.12+/-0.42 L/min] performed three sets of 5 min sea-level cycling exercise with 10-min recovery between each set. Average oxygen consumption at minute 5 of each set was 96+/-5% of maximum and arterial plasma lactate concentration at minute 5 of each set was 16.0+/-3.3 mmol/L. Chest radiographs were obtained before and 33.2+/-6.1 min after exercise. Four different chest radiologists independently reviewed the radiographs for edema, and scored seven validated radiographic characteristics on a three-point scale (0-2). The overall edema score increased from 1.3+/-1.6 before exercise to 1.9+/-2.0 after exercise [P<0.05; Delta = +0.7+/-1.8, 95% CI, 0.2 to +1.1]. This study shows that an intense interval training session can cause mild, detectable pulmonary edema in some women.
Gerald S Zavorsky; Lloyd Saul; Adriana Decker; Pedro Ruiz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2006-03-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Respiratory physiology & neurobiology     Volume:  153     ISSN:  1569-9048     ISO Abbreviation:  Respir Physiol Neurobiol     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-28     Completed Date:  2006-11-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101140022     Medline TA:  Respir Physiol Neurobiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  181-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Center, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room D10-144, Montreal, Que., Canada H3G 1A4.
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MeSH Terms
Exercise / physiology*
Oxygen Consumption / physiology
Physical Endurance*
Pulmonary Edema / metabolism,  radiography*
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