High-altitude physiology research on Mount Everest

High-altitude physiology research on Mount Everest

Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D., an exercise physiologist with an independent research program in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic, discusses altitude physiology and the team of Mayo Clinic researchers traveling to Mount Everest to study pulmonary congestion, rapid weight-loss, patient-monitoring techniques and equipment performance in a high-altitude environment.


Published

May 15, 2012

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Mayo Clinic