Neocytolysis on descent from altitude: A newly recognized mechanism for the control of red cell mass Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adaptation, Physiological
  • Altitude
  • Erythrocytes
  • Hemolysis

abstract

  • Neocytolysis and the role of erythropoietin are confirmed in persons with polycythemia who descend from high altitude. This may have implications that extend beyond space and altitude medicine to renal disease and other situations of erythropoietin suppression, hemolysis, and polycythemia.

publication date

  • April 17, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11304105

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 652

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 134

number

  • 8