hypobaric chamber


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hypobaric chamber

A chamber used to induce a decrease in ambient pressure as would occur in ascending to altitude. This type of chamber is used primarily for training and experimental purposes. Also called an altitude chamber, decompression chamber, or environmental chamber.
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paragraf: "Although asystole is an expected event in the hypobaric chamber training.
Studies not appropriate for the hypobaric chamber can be done in USARIEM's hypoxia room, in its lab atop Colorado's Pike's Peak or in the field.
The Air Force Human Performance Wing provides a high-G centrifuge with fully configurable cockpit, hypobaric chambers, and high-fidelity flight simulators.
Hendriksen and Meeuwsen (2003) conducted an experiment in which they examined the effect of intermittent training in a hypobaric chamber on physical exercise at sea-level.
To keep the number of hypobaric chamber runs within manageable limits, the investigators had to choose between assessing multiple models and settings or choosing one model and repeating the measurements on a number of chamber runs.
The study, published in the British medical journal The Lancet, found that the level of blood clotting compounds in the circulation increased 'substantially' in a group of 20 male volunteers after spending eight hours sitting in a hypobaric chamber to assess the effects of low pressure on circulation.
This room, called a hypobaric chamber, simulates conditions found at higher altitudes.
Scientists at the DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine operate a hypobaric chamber to examine how air pressure affects the human body during flight; it will be on show at the institute's new research centre, :envihab.
A 36-year-old, male helicopter pilot was taken to hypobaric chamber training.
However, after hours of tests, I was on my way to a hypobaric chamber at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), where a team evaluated my symptoms and subjected me to multiple cognitive-skill tests (which I failed miserably).
Injuries to gas-containing spaces within the body and decompression sickness have always been unfortunate side effects to a small percentage of the students who enter the hypobaric chamber.
We aimed to examine QTd during hypobaric chamber training to observe the effect of hypobaric hypoxia on QT dispersion.