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BCH lecture: The cardiovascular system at altitude 7/25/23

  • Category: Cardiology

What happens to the cardiovascular system when living at high altitudes, and how much altitude does it take? What’s important to know for short-term visitors traveling to mountainous regions?

Hear board-certified interventional cardiologist Robert Shapiro, MD, FACC, answer these questions as he describes the effects of living at altitude on the cardiovascular system. He’ll then discuss what to look out for when bringing older friends and family to altitude.

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