Patients with stable heart failure often wish to spend time at altitudes above those of their residence. However, it is not known whether they can safely tolerate ascent to high altitudes or what its effects on work capacity may be.

Effects of simulated altitude-induced hypoxia on exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure / P. Agostoni, G. Cattadori, M. Guazzi, M. Bussotti, C. Conca, M. Lomanto, G. Marenzi, M. D. Guazzi. - In: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. - ISSN 0002-9343. - 109:6(2000 Oct 15), pp. 450-5-455.

Effects of simulated altitude-induced hypoxia on exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure

P. Agostoni
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M. Guazzi;M. D. Guazzi
2000

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Patients with stable heart failure often wish to spend time at altitudes above those of their residence. However, it is not known whether they can safely tolerate ascent to high altitudes or what its effects on work capacity may be.
Heart Failure; Humans; Aged; Exercise; Anoxia; Exercise Test; Oxygen; Altitude Sickness; Altitude; Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena; Oxygen Consumption; Rest; Case-Control Studies; Middle Aged; Female; Male
Settore MED/11 - Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare
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