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High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema

High altitude pulmonary oedema results from the leakage of fluid to the air sacs of the lungs from the capillaries, preventing effective oxygen exchange. [caption id="attachment_593" align="alignleft" width="300"] High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema[/caption] High altitude pulmonary oedema, also called HAPE, results from the leakage of fluid to the air sacs of the lungs from the capillaries when at high altitude ...

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