Selected publications

Lower Incidence of COVID-19 at High Altitude: Facts and Confounders

Matiram Pun, Rachel Turner, Giacomo Strapazzon, Hermann Brugger, Erik R Swenson


To compare the incomparable: COVID-19 pneumonia and high-altitude disease

Giacomo Strapazzon, Matthias P Hilty, Pierre Bouzat, Lorenza Pratali, Hermann Brugger, Simon Rauch


The STAR Data Reporting Guidelines for Clinical High Altitude Research

Monika Brodmann Maeder, Hermann Brugger, Matiram Pun, Giacomo Strapazzon, Tomas Dal Cappello, Marco Maggiorini, Peter Hackett, Peter Bärtsch, Erik R. Swenson, Ken Zafren (STAR Core Group), and the STAR Delphi Expert Group.


The 2018 Lake Louise Acute Mountain Sickness Score

Robert C. Roach, Peter H. Hackett, Oswald Oelz, Peter Bärtsch, Andrew M. Luks, Martin J. MacInnis, J. Kenneth Baillie, and The Lake Louise AMS Score Consensus Committee.


Letter to the Editor: Preacclimatization for Expeditions to Extreme Altitude: An Opinion Position from the Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisme Medical Commission

Matthias P Hilty, Urs Hefti, Hermann Brugger, Pierre Bouzat


Transcription Factors Regulation in Human Peripheral White Blood Cells during Hypobaric Hypoxia Exposure: an in-vivo experimental study

Sandro Malacrida, Alessandra Giannella, Giulio Ceolotto, Carlo Reggiani, Alessandra Vezzoli, Simona Mrakic-Sposta, Sarah Moretti, Rachel Turner, Marika Falla, Hermann Brugger, Giacomo Strapazzon


Development of a Self-Administered Questionnaire to Detect Psychosis at High Altitude: The HAPSY Questionnaire

Katharina Hüfner, Hermann Brugger, Fabio Caramazza, Agnieszka Elzbieta Stawinoga, Monika Brodmann-Maeder, Hannes Gatterer, Rachel Turner, Iztok Tomazin, Paolo Fusar-Poli, Barbara Sperner-Unterweger


Isolated psychosis during exposure to very high and extreme altitude – characterisation of a new medical entity

Katharina Hüfner, Hermann Brugger, Eva Kuster, Franziska Dünsser, Agnieszka E Stawinoga, Rachel Turner, Iztok Tomazin, Barbara Sperner-Unterweger


Going to Altitude with a Preexisting Psychiatric Condition

Katharina Hüfner, Barbara Sperner-Unterweger, Hermann Brugger


Intercultural Competence of Western Teachers for Nepalese Rescuers

Monika Brodmann Maeder, Raphael Saghir, Matiram Pun, Agnieszka Elzbieta Stawinoga, Rachel Turner, Giacomo Strapazzon, Aristomenis K Exadaktylos, Hermann Brugger