• By Dana Sparks

Extraordinary Illustrations Describing The Physiological Affects Of Altitude – Mt. Everest

May 11, 2012

These detailed illustrations are important visuals when describing the physiological affects of altitude.   They are available for download - right click on each and 'save as'.  You can follow Advancing the Science for interactive information and updates about the Mt. Everest expedition and ongoing research.

                                                               Heart Failure:


Physiology at Altitude:                                                 Dysfunctional Sleep:










                                         Bringing it to the patient: