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Table 5 Group 2 (Investigators) - Number of subjects arriving at each laboratory and reasons for absence from the laboratory

From: Design and conduct of Caudwell Xtreme Everest: an observational cohort study of variation in human adaptation to progressive environmental hypoxia

  Kathmandu
(1300 m)
Namche
(3500 m)
Pheriche
(4250 m)
EBC
(5300 m)
WCwm
(6400 m)
SCol
(7950 m)
EBCend
(5300 m)
Subjects at laboratory 24 24 24 24 14 12 23
Reason for absence from
Laboratory - gender, age,
expedition day
nil nil nil nil nil HACE (1)
M,42, Day 56
AMS (1)
F,35, Day 33
Septic Shock (1)
M,59, Day 50
  1. HACE = high altitude cerebral oedema; AMS = acute mountain sickness; M = male; F = Female