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Domej, W; Trapp, M; Miggitsch, EM; Krakher, T; Riedlbauer, R; Roher, P; Schwaberger, G.
Arterial hypertension due to altitude
Wien Med Wochenschr. 2008; 158(17-18): 503-508.
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Domej Wolfgang
Riedlbauer Rita Andrea
Rohrer Peter Michael
Trapp Eva-Maria
Trapp Michael

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The behavior of blood pressure under hypoxic conditions depends on individual factors, altitude and duration of stay at altitude. While most humans are normotensive at higher altitudes, a few will react with moderate hypertension or hypotension. Excessive elevation of arterial blood pressure is not even to be expected below 4,000 m. Rather, several weeks' stay at higher altitude will decrease systolic and diastolic blood pressure at rest as well as during physical exertion. A high-altitude treatment for rehabilitation purposes at moderate altitude may be recommended for patients with cardio-circulatory disorders. Improvements can last several months even after returning to accustomed altitudes. Furthermore, endurance-trained hypertensive patients with pharmacologically controlled arterial blood pressure might be able to participate in mountain treks without additional health risk.
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Altitude -
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Antihypertensive Agents - therapeutic use
Blood Pressure - physiology
Cardiovascular Diseases - rehabilitation
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Hypertension - drug therapy
Mountaineering -
Physical Endurance -
Renin-Angiotensin System - physiology
Systole - physiology
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