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Exposure to high altitude without acclimatisation can result in acute mountain sickness. Although increased angina and arrhythmia have been reported in coronary patients with acute elevation, moderate elevation up to 2500–3500 m does not pose a hazard for a patient with stable coronary artery disease and good exercise tolerance.1,2 However, we treated a young, healthy man who experienced …
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