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Hemoglobina, hematocrito y adaptación a la altura: su relación con los cambios hormonales y el periodo de residencia multigeneracional

Revista Med de la Facultad de Medicina, ISSN 0121-5256, Vol. 15, Nº. 1, 2007 01/2007; 15(1).
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ABSTRACT En la presente revisión se evalúa la relación entre los cambios en el hematocrito con la edad y su asociación con cambios hormonales en la altura en el Cerro de Pasco a 4.340 m sobre el nivel del mar, así como la implicación del tiempo multigeneracional de vida de las poblaciones que residen en la altura, con respecto a su adaptación a este medio. Se evalúan los criterios para defi nir anemia en la gestante en la altura y la implicación sobre el resultado de la gestación y se analiza la implicación de los valores altos de hemoglobina sobre el recién nacido en la altura.

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