ea0031p251 | Pituitary | SFEBES2013
, Kumar Salthan Ashok
, Singh Som Nath
, Ray UdaySankar
Background: Arginine vasopressin (AVP) changes during altitude acclimatization is of clinical interest as increases in their plasma levels (with reference to sea-level (SL)) have been associated with fluid retention accompanied by elevated plasma cortisol levels. Studies have reported no change/ decrease in plasma AVP during normal acclimatization. This study was conducted to evaluate plasma AVP changes and the associated physiological changes during chronic exposu...