Man at High Altitude

  • David R. Williams
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 3)


This is an account of the aspects of high altitude medicine and pathology illustrated in the film ‘Man at High Altitude’, made during two expeditions to the Andes of Central Peru in 1973 and 1975 by Professor Donald Heath and Mr. David Reid Williams.


Pulmonary Hypertension High Altitude Carotid Body Acute Mountain Sickness Chronic Mountain Sickness 
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  1. Heath, D. and Williams, D. R., “Man at High Altitude”, Churchill Livingstone. London and Edinburgh (1977).Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Williams
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  1. 1.Department of Pathology, Royal Liverpool HospitalUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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