Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-47651
Barthelmes, D; Bosch, M M; Merz, T M; Petrig, B L; Truffer, F; Bloch, K E; Holmes, T A; Cattin, P; Hefti, U; Sellner, M; Sutter, F K P; Maggiorini, M; Landau, K (2011). Delayed appearance of high altitude retinal hemorrhages. PLoS ONE, 6(2):e11532.
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When closely examined, a very large amount of climbers exhibit retinal hemorrhages during exposure to high altitudes. The incidence of retinal hemorrhages may be greater than previously appreciated as a definite time lag was observed between highest altitude reached and development of retinal bleeding. Retinal hemorrhages should not be considered warning signs of impending severe altitude illness due to their delayed appearance.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Ophthalmology Clinic
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Pneumology
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||21 Mar 2011 07:47|
|Last Modified:||12 Nov 2014 12:24|
|Publisher:||Public Library of Science (PLoS)|
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