Peter Bärtsch

Prof. emerit. Peter Bärtsch
retired
Wibichstrasse, 85
CH-8037 Zürich
Switzerland


E-mail: bartsch.peter(at)googlemail.com
Personal URL: link


Additional functions:
Past Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sportmedizin (DGSP)
Past President of the International Society of MOuntain Medicine
Member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences



Key Publications of Peter Bärtsch (up to ten) :
Dehnert C, Mereles D, Greiner S, Albers D, Scheurlen F, Zugel S, et al. Exaggerated hypoxic
pulmonary vasoconstriction without susceptibility to high altitude pulmonary edema.
High Alt Med Biol. 2015;16:11-17.

Schommer K, Kallenberg K, Lutz K, Bärtsch P*, Knauth M. (*korrespondierender Autor).
Haemosiderin deposition in the brain as footprint of high altitude cerebral oedema.
Neurology 2013;120:1776-1779

Bärtsch P, Swenson ER. Clinical Practice: Acute High-Altitude Illnesses.
New Engl J Med 2013;368: 2294-302.

Swenson E, Maggiorini M, Mongovin S, Gibbs JSR, Greve I, Mairbäurl H, Bärtsch P. Pathogenesis of high-altitude pulmonary edema: Inflammation is not an etiologic factor
JAMA 2002;287:2228-2235.


Scherrer U., Vollenweider L., Delabays , Savic M., Eichenberger U., Kleger G-R., Firkrle A., Ballmer P., Nicod P., Bärtsch P. Inhaled nitric oxide for high-altitude pulmonary edema
N. Engl. J. Med. 1996;334:624-629

Bärtsch P, Merki B, Hofstetter D, Maggiorini M, Kayser B, Oelz O. Treatment of acute mountain
sickness by simulated descent: A randomised controlled trial.
Br Med J 1993;306:1098-1101.

Bärtsch P., Maggiorini M., Ritter M., Noti C., Vock P., Oelz O.
Prevention of High-altitude pulmonary edema by nifedipine
N. Engl. J. Med. 1991;325:1284-1289

Bärtsch P., Baumgartner RW., Waber U., Maggiorini M., Oelz O,
Comparison of carbon-dioxide-enriched, oxygen-enriched, and normal air in treatment of acute mountain sickness
Lancet 1990;336:772-775

Oelz O., Ritter M., Jenni R., Maggiorini M., Waber U., Vock P., Bärtsch P.
Nifedipine for High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema
Lancet 1989;2(8674):1241-1244

Bärtsch P, Haeberli A, Franciolli, M, Kruithof EKO, Straub PW. Coagulation and fibrinolysis in acute
mountain sichness and beginning pulmonary edema.
J Appl Physiol 1989;66:2136-2144.







Expertise of Peter Bärtsch:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeApplied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Peter Bärtsch:
1. Internal medicine with a particular focus on clinical aspects and pathophysiology of high altitude associated illnesses.
2. Preventive and rehabilitative sports medicine.

Last update: 12/18/18
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