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John West

TitleRecall Faculty
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentMedicine
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0623A
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Royal College of Physicians, LondonF.R.C.P.1983Medicine
    Royal Astralasian College of PhysiciansF.R.A.C.P.1981Medicine
    University of Adelaide, AustraliaD.Sc.1980Medicine
    London University, U.K.Ph.D.1960Medicine
    Adelaide University, AustraliaM.D.1958Medicine
    Adelaide University, AustraliaM.B.B.S.1951Medicine
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    Accademia dei Lincei, Rome2013Pneumonology Prize
    Royal Society of Medicine, London2007Hickman Medal
    University of Athens, Greece2006Doctor Honoris Causa
    University College, London2005  - 2010Honorary Professor
    University of Ferrara, Italy2004Doctor Honoris Causa
    American Thoracic Society2002Edward Livingston Trudeau Medal
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences2001Fellow
    American Physiological Society1998Ray Daggs Award for Service to Physiology
    Russian Academy of Sciences1995Foreign Member
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics1992Jeffries Medical Research Award
    American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering1992Founding Fellow
    American Physiological Society1987Orr Reynolds Prize for History
    American Association for the Advancement of Science1987Fellow
    University of Barcelona, Spain1987Doctor Honoris Causa
    Kaiser Foundation1980Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching
    American College of Chest Physicians1977Presidential Citation
    Hamburg, Germany1977Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine
    Josiah H. Macy Jr. Foundation1974Faculty Scholar

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    Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas Barrier
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL060968Mar 17, 2000 - Nov 30, 2008
    Role: Principal Investigator
    SLEEP AND RESPIRATION IN MICROGRAVITY
    NIH/NHLBI U01HL053208Aug 1, 1995 - Jul 31, 1999
    Role: Principal Investigator
    STRESS FAILURE IN PULMONARY CAPILLARIES
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL046910Sep 1, 1993 - Aug 31, 1998
    Role: Principal Investigator
    PHYSIOLOGY BASIS OF PULMONARY DISEASE
    NIH/NHLBI T32HL007212Jul 1, 1976 - Apr 30, 2007
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF PULMONARY DISEASE
    NIH/NHLBI P01HL017731Feb 1, 1975 - Apr 30, 2006
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. West J, Crouch DR, Fine JM, Makadia D, Wang DL, Prisk GK. A New, Noninvasive Method of Measuring Impaired Pulmonary Gas Exchange in Lung Disease: An Outpatient Study. Chest. 2018 Feb 13. PMID: 29452100.
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    2. West J. Some Unanticipated Consequences of Early Cardiac Catheterization. Insights into Pulmonary Pathophysiology. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Feb; 15(Supplement_1):S9-S11. PMID: 29461888.
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    3. West J, Wang DL, Prisk GK. Measurements of pulmonary gas exchange efficiency using expired gas and oximetry: results in normal subjects. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2018 Apr 01; 314(4):L686-L689. PMID: 29351442.
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    4. West J, Prisk GK. A new method for noninvasive measurement of pulmonary gas exchange using expired gas. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2018 Jan; 247:112-115. PMID: 28965822.
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    5. West J. The beginnings of cardiac catheterization and the resulting impact on pulmonary medicine. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 Oct 01; 313(4):L651-L658. PMID: 28839102.
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    6. West J. Physiological Effects of Chronic Hypoxia. N Engl J Med. 2017 May 18; 376(20):1965-1971. PMID: 28514605.
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    7. Patel S, Fine JM, Lim MJ, Copp SN, Rosen AS, West J, Prisk GK. Carbon Dioxide Exposure Resulting From Hood Protective Equipment Used in Joint Arthroplasty Surgery. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Aug; 32(8):2386-2389. PMID: 28499626.
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    8. West J. Are Permanent Residents of High Altitude Fully Adapted to Their Hypoxic Environment? High Alt Med Biol. 2017 Jun; 18(2):135-139. PMID: 28256920.
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    9. West J. Leonardo da Vinci: engineer, bioengineer, anatomist, and artist. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 Mar 01; 312(3):L392-L397. PMID: 28130260.
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    10. West J. Cognitive Impairment of School Children at High Altitude: The Case for Oxygen Conditioning in Schools. High Alt Med Biol. 2016 Sep; 17(3):203-207. PMID: 27355278.
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    11. West J. Oxygen Conditioning: A New Technique for Improving Living and Working at High Altitude. Physiology (Bethesda). 2016 May; 31(3):216-22. PMID: 27053735.
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    12. West J. Everest Physiology Pre-2008. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016; 903:457-63. PMID: 27343114.
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    13. West J. Frank Low and the first images of the ultrastructure of the pulmonary blood-gas barrier. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2016 Mar 01; 310(5):L387-92. PMID: 26684253.
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    14. West J. Passing the Baton. High Alt Med Biol. 2015 Dec; 16(4):269. PMID: 26554444.
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    15. West J. Oxygen Conditioning at High Altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2015 Sep; 16(3):173-4. PMID: 26284989.
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    16. West J. A strategy for oxygen conditioning at high altitude: comparison with air conditioning. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Sep 15; 119(6):719-23. PMID: 26139219.
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    17. West J. Barcroft's bold assertion: All dwellers at high altitudes are persons of impaired physical and mental powers. J Physiol. 2016 Mar 01; 594(5):1127-34. PMID: 25962370; PMCID: PMC4771797 [Available on 03/01/17].
    18. West J. Recent Advances in High Altitude Medicine and Biology. High Alt Med Biol. 2015 Jun; 16(2):73. PMID: 25961356.
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    19. West J. Early history of high-altitude physiology. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2016 Feb; 1365(1):33-42. PMID: 25762218.
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    20. West J. High altitude medicine and biology in China. High Alt Med Biol. 2015 Mar; 16(1):1. PMID: 25803137.
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    21. West, J.B.Essays on the History of Respiratory Physiology. 2015.
    22. West J. Predicting acute mountain sickness. High Alt Med Biol. 2014 Dec; 15(4):427. PMID: 25531455.
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    23. West J. High-altitude medicine. Lancet Respir Med. 2015 Jan; 3(1):12-3. PMID: 25466336.
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    24. West J. Carl Wilhelm Scheele, the discoverer of oxygen, and a very productive chemist. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Dec 01; 307(11):L811-6. PMID: 25281638.
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    25. West J. Working at high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2014 Sep; 15(3):307-8. PMID: 25185113.
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    26. West J. Humphry Davy, nitrous oxide, the Pneumatic Institution, and the Royal Institution. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Nov 01; 307(9):L661-7. PMID: 25172910.
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    27. West J. Robert Hooke: early respiratory physiologist, polymath, and mechanical genius. Physiology (Bethesda). 2014 Jul; 29(4):222-33. PMID: 24985326.
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    28. West J. Special topic: Central nervous system and high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2014 Jun; 15(2):97. PMID: 24971762.
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    29. West J. Galen and the beginnings of Western physiology. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jul 15; 307(2):L121-8. PMID: 24879053.
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    30. West J. Henry Cavendish (1731-1810): hydrogen, carbon dioxide, water, and weighing the world. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jul 01; 307(1):L1-6. PMID: 24793169.
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    31. West J. Onward and upward. High Alt Med Biol. 2014 Apr; 15(1):1. PMID: 24673530.
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    32. West J. Joseph Black, carbon dioxide, latent heat, and the beginnings of the discovery of the respiratory gases. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jun 15; 306(12):L1057-63. PMID: 24682452.
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    33. West J. GOLD Executive Summary. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec 01; 188(11):1366-7. PMID: 24289775.
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    34. West J. Exercise and altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2013 Dec; 14(4):313. PMID: 24377331.
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    35. West J. Joseph Priestley, oxygen, and the enlightenment. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jan; 306(2):L111-9. PMID: 24285268.
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    36. West J. The collaboration of Antoine and Marie-Anne Lavoisier and the first measurements of human oxygen consumption. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2013 Dec; 305(11):L775-85. PMID: 24097559.
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    37. West J. "All dwellers at high altitude are persons of impaired physical and mental powers". High Alt Med Biol. 2013 Sep; 14(3):191. PMID: 24067171.
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    38. Carter JR, West J. Space physiology within an exercise physiology curriculum. Adv Physiol Educ. 2013 Sep; 37(3):220-6. PMID: 24022767.
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    39. West J. Joseph Barcroft's studies of high-altitude physiology. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2013 Oct 15; 305(8):L523-9. PMID: 23997177.
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    40. West J. Pulmonary hypertension at high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2013 Jun; 14(2):89. PMID: 23795725.
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    41. West J, Richalet JP. Denis Jourdanet (1815-1892) and the early recognition of the role of hypoxia at high altitude. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2013 Sep; 305(5):L333-40. PMID: 23729487.
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    42. West J. Fragility of pulmonary capillaries. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Jul 01; 115(1):1-15. PMID: 23640584.
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    43. West J. A strategy for in-flight measurements of physiology of pilots of high-performance fighter aircraft. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Jul 01; 115(1):145-9. PMID: 23599400.
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    44. Di Giulio C, West J. Angelo Mosso's experiments at very low barometric pressures. High Alt Med Biol. 2013 Mar; 14(1):78-9. PMID: 23537264.
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    45. West J. Torricelli and the ocean of air: the first measurement of barometric pressure. Physiology (Bethesda). 2013 Mar; 28(2):66-73. PMID: 23455767; PMCID: PMC3768090.
    46. West J. Marcello Malpighi and the discovery of the pulmonary capillaries and alveoli. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2013 Mar 15; 304(6):L383-90. PMID: 23377345.
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    47. West J. International aspects of the study of High Altitude Medicine and Biology. High Alt Med Biol. 2012 Dec; 13(4):233. PMID: 23270436.
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    48. West J. Role of the fragility of the pulmonary blood-gas barrier in the evolution of the pulmonary circulation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2013 Feb; 304(3):R171-6. PMID: 23193116.
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    49. West J. Career perspective: John B West. Extrem Physiol Med. 2012 Nov 07; 1(1):11. PMID: 23849052; PMCID: PMC3710103.
    50. West J. High-altitude medicine. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Dec 15; 186(12):1229-37. PMID: 23103737.
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    51. West J. The physiological legacy of the Fenn, Rahn, and Otis school. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2012 Nov 15; 303(10):L845-51. PMID: 23023970.
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    52. West J. Special topic on the many faces of hypoxia. High Alt Med Biol. 2012 Sep; 13(3):139. PMID: 22994509.
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    53. West J. IX World Congress on High Altitude Medicine and Physiology, Taipei, Taiwan, November 3-6, 2012. High Alt Med Biol. 2012 Sep; 13(3):140. PMID: 22994510.
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    54. West J. Oxygen sensing. High Alt Med Biol. 2012 Jun; 13(2):67. PMID: 22724606.
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    55. West J. Internet-based course on pulmonary pathophysiology. Adv Physiol Educ. 2012 Mar; 36(1):1-2. PMID: 22383404.
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    56. West J. History of respiratory mechanics prior to World War II. Compr Physiol. 2012 Jan; 2(1):609-19. PMID: 23728981.
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    57. West, J.B., R.B. Schoene, A.M. Luks, and J.S. Milledge.High Altitude Medicine and Physiology. 2012.
    58. Casey DP, Imray CH, Wilson MH, Flouris AD, Carrillo AE, Tedjasaputra V, Hopkins SR, Birchard GF, Billat V, West J, Vagula MC, Nelatury C, Bennet L, Gasier HG, Gunga HC, Egginton S, Kumar P. Comments on point: counterpoint: high altitude is/is not for the birds! J Appl Physiol (1985). 2011 Nov; 111(5):1520-4. PMID: 22096211.
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    59. West J. Centenary of the Anglo-American high-altitude expedition to Pikes Peak. Exp Physiol. 2012 Jan; 97(1):1-9. PMID: 21948193.
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    60. West J. A Web-based course of lectures in respiratory physiology. Adv Physiol Educ. 2011 Sep; 35(3):249-51. PMID: 21908832.
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    61. West J. Comparative physiology of the pulmonary circulation. Compr Physiol. 2011 Jul; 1(3):1525-39. PMID: 23733652.
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    62. West J. Causes of and compensations for hypoxemia and hypercapnia. Compr Physiol. 2011 Jul; 1(3):1541-53. PMID: 23733653.
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    63. West J. History of respiratory gas exchange. Compr Physiol. 2011 Jul; 1(3):1509-23. PMID: 23733651.
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    64. West J. The spectrum of readership of the journal. High Alt Med Biol. 2011; 12(4):293-4. PMID: 22206548.
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    65. West J. Con: Headache should not be a required symptom for the diagnosis of acute mountain sickness. High Alt Med Biol. 2011; 12(1):23-5; discussion 27. PMID: 21452961.
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    66. Yuan, J.X.-J., J.G.N. Garcia, C.S. Hales, S. Rich, S.L. Archer, J.B. West.Textbook of Pulmonary Vascular Disease. 2011.
    67. West J. 100th anniversary of the Anglo-American Pikes Peak Expedition. High Alt Med Biol. 2011; 12(3):189-90. PMID: 21962058.
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    68. West J. Exciting times in the study of permanent residents of high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2011; 12(1):1. PMID: 21452955.
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    69. West J. Did differences in mitochondrial properties influence the evolution of avian and mammalian lungs? Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2010 Nov; 299(5):L595-6. PMID: 20675436; PMCID: PMC2980393.
    70. West J, Fu Z, Gu Y, Wagner HE, Carr JA, Peterson KL. Pulmonary artery pressure responses to increased cardiac output in chickens with raised metabolic rate. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2010 Aug; 156(4):430-5. PMID: 20363353; PMCID: PMC2892207.
    71. West J. American medical research expedition to Everest. High Alt Med Biol. 2010; 11(2):103-10. PMID: 20586594.
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    72. West J. 50th anniversary of the Silver Hut expedition. High Alt Med Biol. 2010; 11(2):79-80. PMID: 20586589.
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    73. West J. English translation of "Nomenclature, classification, and diagnostic criteria of high altitude disease in China". High Alt Med Biol. 2010; 11(2):169-72. PMID: 20586602.
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    74. West J. Making clinical decisions with insufficient evidence. High Alt Med Biol. 2010; 11(1):1. PMID: 20367479.
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    75. West J. High altitude medicine and biology in Peru. High Alt Med Biol. 2010; 11(3):173. PMID: 20919880.
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    76. West J, Fu Z, Deerinck TJ, Mackey MR, Obayashi JT, Ellisman MH. Structure-function studies of blood and air capillaries in chicken lung using 3D electron microscopy. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2010 Feb 28; 170(2):202-9. PMID: 20038456; PMCID: PMC2821748.
    77. West J. Comparative physiology of the pulmonary blood-gas barrier: the unique avian solution. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Dec; 297(6):R1625-34. PMID: 19793953; PMCID: PMC2803621.
    78. Moore GS, Wong SC, Darquenne C, Neuman TS, West J, Kim Prisk G. Ventilation-perfusion inequality in the human lung is not increased following no-decompression-stop hyperbaric exposure. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Nov; 107(5):545-52. PMID: 19690884; PMCID: PMC2767514.
    79. West J. Arterial blood measurements in climbers on Mount Everest. Lancet. 2009 May 09; 373(9675):1589-90. PMID: 19427943.
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    80. West J. Who should not go high? High Alt Med Biol. 2009; 10(1):1-2. PMID: 19278346.
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    81. West J. Tolerance to hypoxia. High Alt Med Biol. 2009; 10(3):203. PMID: 19775206.
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    82. West J. A new approach to very-high-altitude land travel: the train to Lhasa, Tibet. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Dec 16; 149(12):898-900. PMID: 19075209.
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    83. West J. Ibn al-Nafis, the pulmonary circulation, and the Islamic Golden Age. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 Dec; 105(6):1877-80. PMID: 18845773; PMCID: PMC2612469.
    84. West J. Challenges in teaching the mechanics of breathing to medical and graduate students. Adv Physiol Educ. 2008 Sep; 32(3):177-84. PMID: 18794237.
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    85. West J. The major limitation to exercise performance in COPD is inadequate energy supply to the respiratory and locomotor muscles vs. lower limb muscle dysfunction vs. dynamic hyperinflation. Defining 'dynamic hyperinflation'. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 Aug; 105(2):758. PMID: 18678628.
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    86. Prisk GK, Fine JM, Cooper TK, West J. Lung function is unchanged in the 1 G environment following 6-months exposure to microgravity. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Aug; 103(6):617-23. PMID: 18481079.
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    87. Hughes M, West J. Last word on Point:Counterpoint: Gravity is/is not the major factor determining the distribution of blood flow in the human lung. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 May; 104(5):1539. PMID: 18450995.
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    88. West J. The Qinghai-Tibet railway. High Alt Med Biol. 2008; 9(1):1-2. PMID: 18331212.
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    89. West J. Genomics and high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2008; 9(2):103. PMID: 18578637.
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    90. West J. J.S. Haldane and some of his contributions to physiology. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2008; 605:9-15. PMID: 18085239.
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    91. West J, Watson RR, Fu Z. Support of pulmonary capillaries in avian lung. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Nov 15; 159(2):146. PMID: 20664720.
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    92. Hughes M, West J. Point: Gravity is the major factor determining the distribution of blood flow in the human lung. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 May; 104(5):1531-3. PMID: 18006864.
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    93. Watson RR, Fu Z, West J. Minimal distensibility of pulmonary capillaries in avian lungs compared with mammalian lungs. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2008 Feb 01; 160(2):208-14. PMID: 17981521; PMCID: PMC2692387.
    94. West J. Point: the lactate paradox does/does not occur during exercise at high altitude. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2007 Jun; 102(6):2398-9. PMID: 17218432.
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    95. West J, Watson RR, Fu Z. The human lung: did evolution get it wrong? Eur Respir J. 2007 Jan; 29(1):11-7. PMID: 17197481.
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    96. West, J.B., R.B. Schoene, and J.S. Milledge.High Altitude Medicine and Physiology. 2007.
    97. West J, Watson RR, Fu Z. Major differences in the pulmonary circulation between birds and mammals. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Aug 01; 157(2-3):382-90. PMID: 17222589; PMCID: PMC2681264.
    98. Watson RR, Fu Z, West J. Morphometry of the extremely thin pulmonary blood-gas barrier in the chicken lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2007 Mar; 292(3):L769-77. PMID: 17114279.
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    99. West J. Vulnerability of pulmonary capillaries during severe exercise. Br J Sports Med. 2006 Oct; 40(10):821. PMID: 17021008; PMCID: PMC2465077.
    100. West J, Sidebottom E. Georges Dreyer (1873-1934) and a forgotten episode of respiratory physiology at Oxford. J Med Biogr. 2006 Aug; 14(3):140-9. PMID: 16845458.
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    101. Prisk GK, Fine JM, Cooper TK, West J. Vital capacity, respiratory muscle strength, and pulmonary gas exchange during long-duration exposure to microgravity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2006 Aug; 101(2):439-47. PMID: 16601306.
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    102. Catron TF, Powell FL, West J. A strategy for determining arterial blood gases on the summit of Mt. Everest. BMC Physiol. 2006 Mar 08; 6:3. PMID: 16524477; PMCID: PMC1421431.
    103. West J, Watson RR, Fu Z. The honeycomb-like structure of the bird lung allows a uniquely thin blood-gas barrier. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2006 May; 152(1):115-8. PMID: 16431166.
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    104. West J. Human responses to extreme altitudes. Integr Comp Biol. 2006 Feb; 46(1):25-34. PMID: 21672720.
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    105. West J. Challenging the Altitudes: one-day conference on the history of altitude medicine, December 5, 2005, Manchester, UK. High Alt Med Biol. 2006; 7(1):90-1. PMID: 16544973.
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    106. West J. Adventures in high-altitude physiology. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2006; 588:7-16. PMID: 17089875.
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    107. West J. Permanent residents at high altitude: our uniquely international discipline. High Alt Med Biol. 2006; 7(2):93. PMID: 16764520.
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    108. West J. Completion of the railroad to Lhasa. High Alt Med Biol. 2006; 7(4):263-4. PMID: 17173508.
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    109. West J. Height of Mt. Everest: physiological and medical implications. High Alt Med Biol. 2006; 7(1):1-2. PMID: 16544959.
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    110. West J. How well designed is the human lung? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Mar 15; 173(6):583-4. PMID: 16387797; PMCID: PMC2662944.
    111. Prisk GK, Fine JM, Cooper TK, West J. Pulmonary gas exchange is not impaired 24 h after extravehicular activity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2005 Dec; 99(6):2233-8. PMID: 16123205.
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    112. West J. The physiological challenges of the 1952 Copenhagen poliomyelitis epidemic and a renaissance in clinical respiratory physiology. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2005 Aug; 99(2):424-32. PMID: 16020437; PMCID: PMC1351016.
    113. Maina JN, West J. Thin and strong! The bioengineering dilemma in the structural and functional design of the blood-gas barrier. Physiol Rev. 2005 Jul; 85(3):811-44. PMID: 15987796.
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    114. West J. Robert Boyle's landmark book of 1660 with the first experiments on rarified air. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2005 Jan; 98(1):31-9. PMID: 15591301.
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    115. West J. The hypoxia symposia: a 25-year-old tradition now stronger than ever. High Alt Med Biol. 2005; 6(1):1-2. PMID: 15772492.
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    116. West J. Understanding pulmonary gas exchange: ventilation-perfusion relationships. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Dec; 287(6):L1071-2. PMID: 15531755.
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    117. West J. The physiologic basis of high-altitude diseases. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Nov 16; 141(10):789-800. PMID: 15545679.
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    118. West J. Understanding pulmonary gas exchange: ventilation-perfusion relationships. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2004 Nov; 97(5):1603-4. PMID: 15475551.
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    119. West J. A century of pulmonary gas exchange. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr 15; 169(8):897-902. PMID: 15072984.
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    120. West J. Vulnerability of pulmonary capillaries during exercise. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2004 Jan; 32(1):24-30. PMID: 14748546.
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    121. West J. Golmud-Lhasa rail link: an enormous challenge in high altitude medicine. High Alt Med Biol. 2004; 5(1):3. PMID: 15072711.
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    122. West J. Paralysis and blindness during a balloon ascent to high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2004; 5(4):453-6. PMID: 15671636.
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    123. West J, Fu Z, Gaeth AP, Short RV. Fetal lung development in the elephant reflects the adaptations required for snorkeling in adult life. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2003 Nov 14; 138(2-3):325-33. PMID: 14609520.
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    124. West J. Thoughts on the pulmonary blood-gas barrier. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Sep; 285(3):L501-13. PMID: 12902315.
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    125. West J. George I. Finch and his pioneering use of oxygen for climbing at extreme altitudes. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2003 May; 94(5):1702-13. PMID: 12679344.
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    126. Fu Z, Heldt GP, West J. Thickness of the blood-gas barrier in premature and 1-day-old newborn rabbit lungs. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Jul; 285(1):L130-6. PMID: 12639844.
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    127. West J. Introduction to the special paper by Michael P. Ward: Everest 1953, first ascent: a clinical record. High Alt Med Biol. 2003; 4(1):25-6. PMID: 12713708.
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    128. West J. Improving oxygenation at high altitude: acclimatization and O2 enrichment. High Alt Med Biol. 2003; 4(3):389-98. PMID: 14561244.
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    129. West J. Survival following severe acute hypoxia and cold. High Alt Med Biol. 2003; 4(4):485-7; discussion 487. PMID: 14672552.
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    130. West J. Acclimatization to high altitude: truths and misconceptions. High Alt Med Biol. 2003; 4(4):401-2. PMID: 14672543.
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    133. West J. Importance of gravity in determining the distribution of pulmonary blood flow. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2002 Nov; 93(5):1888-9; author reply 1889-91. PMID: 12420733.
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    135. Fu Z, Heldt GP, West J. Increased fragility of pulmonary capillaries in newborn rabbit. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 May; 284(5):L703-9. PMID: 12676761.
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    136. West J. Thoughts on teaching physiology to medical students in 2002. Physiologist. 2002 Oct; 45(5):389, 391-3. PMID: 12405008.
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    137. West J. Why doesn't the elephant have a pleural space? News Physiol Sci. 2002 Apr; 17:47-50. PMID: 11909991.
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    139. West J. Potential use of oxygen enrichment of room air in mountain resorts. High Alt Med Biol. 2002; 3(1):59-64. PMID: 12006165.
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    142. West J. Highest permanent human habitation. High Alt Med Biol. 2002; 3(4):401-7. PMID: 12631426.
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    145. West J. Historical aspects of the early Soviet/Russian manned space program. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2001 Oct; 91(4):1501-11. PMID: 11568130.
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    147. West J. Snorkel breathing in the elephant explains the unique anatomy of its pleura. Respir Physiol. 2001 May; 126(1):1-8. PMID: 11311306.
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    148. Barash IA, Beatty C, Powell FL, Prisk GK, West J. Nocturnal oxygen enrichment of room air at 3800 meter altitude improves sleep architecture. High Alt Med Biol. 2001; 2(4):525-33. PMID: 11809093.
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    149. West J. Safe upper limits for oxygen enrichment of room air at high altitude. High Alt Med Biol. 2001; 2(1):47-51. PMID: 11252698.
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    150. Prisk, G.K., M. Paiva, and J.B. West.Gravity and the Lung: Lessons from Microgravity. 2001.
    151. West, J.B.Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology: An Integrated, Case-Based Approach. 2001.
    152. West J. Invited review: pulmonary capillary stress failure. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2000 Dec; 89(6):2483-9;discussion 2497. PMID: 11090605.
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    155. McElroy MK, Gerard A, Powell FL, Prisk GK, Sentse N, Holverda S, West J. Nocturnal O2 enrichment of room air at high altitude increases daytime O2 saturation without changing control of ventilation. High Alt Med Biol. 2000; 1(3):197-206. PMID: 11254229.
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    156. West J. Human limits for hypoxia. The physiological challenge of climbing Mt. Everest. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2000; 899:15-27. PMID: 10863526.
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    157. Gerard AB, McElroy MK, Taylor MJ, Grant I, Powell FL, Holverda S, Sentse N, West J. Six percent oxygen enrichment of room air at simulated 5,000 m altitude improves neuropsychological function. High Alt Med Biol. 2000; 1(1):51-61. PMID: 11258587.
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    158. West J. Distribution of pulmonary blood flow. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999 Dec; 160(6):1802-3. PMID: 10588588.
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    159. West J. Archival collections in physiology. News Physiol Sci. 1999 Dec; 14(6):268-70. PMID: 11542909.
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    160. West J. The original presentation of Boyle's law. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1999 Oct; 87(4):1543-5. PMID: 10517789.
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    161. West J. Oxygen enrichment of room air to improve well-being and productivity at high altitude. Int J Occup Environ Health. 1999 Jul-Sep; 5(3):187-93. PMID: 10441257.
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    162. Darquenne C, West J, Prisk GK. Dispersion of 0.5- to 2-micron aerosol in microG and hypergravity as a probe of convective inhomogeneity in the lung. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1999 Apr; 86(4):1402-9. PMID: 10194229.
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    163. West J. Barometric pressures on Mt. Everest: new data and physiological significance. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1999 Mar; 86(3):1062-6. PMID: 10066724.
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    164. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Structure, strength, failure, and remodeling of the pulmonary blood-gas barrier. Annu Rev Physiol. 1999; 61:543-72. PMID: 10099701.
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    165. West J. Commuting to high altitude. Recent studies of oxygen enrichment. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1999; 474:57-64. PMID: 10634993.
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    166. West J. Recent advances in human physiology at extreme altitude. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1999; 474:287-96. PMID: 10635008.
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    167. Berg JT, Breen EC, Fu Z, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. Alveolar hypoxia increases gene expression of extracellular matrix proteins and platelet-derived growth factor-B in lung parenchyma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Dec; 158(6):1920-8. PMID: 9847287.
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    168. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Stress-induced injury of pulmonary capillaries. Proc Assoc Am Physicians. 1998 Nov-Dec; 110(6):506-12. PMID: 9824533.
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    170. Luks AM, van Melick H, Batarse RR, Powell FL, Grant I, West J. Room oxygen enrichment improves sleep and subsequent day-time performance at high altitude. Respir Physiol. 1998 Sep; 113(3):247-58. PMID: 9840334.
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    171. West J. Left ventricular filling pressures during exercise: a cardiological blind spot? Chest. 1998 Jun; 113(6):1695-7. PMID: 9631815.
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    173. West J, Wagner PD. Pulmonary gas exchange. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Apr; 157(4 Pt 2):S82-7. PMID: 9563765.
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    174. Lauzon AM, Elliott AR, Paiva M, West J, Prisk GK. Cardiogenic oscillation phase relationships during single-breath tests performed in microgravity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1998 Feb; 84(2):661-8. PMID: 9475878.
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    175. Prisk GK, Elliott AR, Guy HJ, Verbanck S, Paiva M, West J. Multiple-breath washin of helium and sulfur hexafluoride in sustained microgravity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1998 Jan; 84(1):244-52. PMID: 9451642.
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    176. West, J.B.High Life: A History of High-Altitude Physiology and Medicine. 1998.
    177. Darquenne C, Paiva M, West J, Prisk GK. Effect of microgravity and hypergravity on deposition of 0.5- to 3-micron-diameter aerosol in the human lung. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1997 Dec; 83(6):2029-36. PMID: 9390977.
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    178. Berg JT, Fu Z, Breen EC, Tran HC, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. High lung inflation increases mRNA levels of ECM components and growth factors in lung parenchyma. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1997 Jul; 83(1):120-8. PMID: 9216953.
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    179. West J, Elliott AR, Guy HJ, Prisk GK. Pulmonary function in space. JAMA. 1997 Jun 25; 277(24):1957-61. PMID: 9200637.
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    180. Birks EK, Mathieu-Costello O, Fu Z, Tyler WS, West J. Very high pressures are required to cause stress failure of pulmonary capillaries in thoroughbred racehorses. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1997 May; 82(5):1584-92. PMID: 9134908.
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    181. Lauzon AM, Prisk GK, Elliott AR, Verbanck S, Paiva M, West J. Paradoxical helium and sulfur hexafluoride single-breath washouts in short-term vs. sustained microgravity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1997 Mar; 82(3):859-65. PMID: 9074975.
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    182. Hopkins SR, Schoene RB, Henderson WR, Spragg RG, Martin TR, West J. Intense exercise impairs the integrity of the pulmonary blood-gas barrier in elite athletes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Mar; 155(3):1090-4. PMID: 9116992.
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    183. West J. Fire hazard in oxygen-enriched atmospheres at low barometric pressures. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1997 Feb; 68(2):159-62. PMID: 9125094.
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    184. Crystal R.G., J.B. West, E.R. Weibel, P.J. Barnes.The Lung: Scientific Foundations, 2nd edition (2 vols). 1997.
    185. West J. Prediction of barometric pressures at high altitude with the use of model atmospheres. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1996 Oct; 81(4):1850-4. PMID: 8904608.
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    186. Elliott AR, Prisk GK, Guy HJ, Kosonen JM, West J. Forced expirations and maximum expiratory flow-volume curves during sustained microgravity on SLS-1. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1996 Jul; 81(1):33-43. PMID: 8828645.
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    187. Prisk GK, Lauzon AM, Verbanck S, Elliot AR, Guy HJ, Paiva M, West J. Anomalous behavior of helium and sulfur hexafluoride during single-breath tests in sustained microgravity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1996 Apr; 80(4):1126-32. PMID: 8926236.
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    188. West J. T.H. Ravenhill and his contributions to mountain sickness. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1996 Mar; 80(3):715-24. PMID: 8964727.
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    189. West, J.B.Respiratory Physiology: People and Ideas. 1996.
    190. Namba Y, Kurdak SS, Fu Z, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. Effect of reducing alveolar surface tension on stress failure in pulmonary capillaries. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1995 Dec; 79(6):2114-21. PMID: 8847281.
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    191. Prisk GK, Elliott AR, Guy HJ, Kosonen JM, West J. Pulmonary gas exchange and its determinants during sustained microgravity on Spacelabs SLS-1 and SLS-2. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1995 Oct; 79(4):1290-8. PMID: 8567575.
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    192. Mathieu-Costello O, Willford DC, Fu Z, Garden RM, West J. Pulmonary capillaries are more resistant to stress failure in dogs than in rabbits. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1995 Sep; 79(3):908-17. PMID: 8567535.
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    193. Kurdak SS, Namba Y, Fu Z, Kennedy B, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. Effect of increased duration of high perfusion pressure on stress failure of pulmonary capillaries. Microvasc Res. 1995 Sep; 50(2):235-48. PMID: 8538503.
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    194. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Vulnerability of pulmonary capillaries in heart disease. Circulation. 1995 Aug 01; 92(3):622-31. PMID: 7634477.
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    195. West J, Colice GL, Lee YJ, Namba Y, Kurdak SS, Fu Z, Ou LC, Mathieu-Costello O. Pathogenesis of high-altitude pulmonary oedema: direct evidence of stress failure of pulmonary capillaries. Eur Respir J. 1995 Apr; 8(4):523-9. PMID: 7664848.
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    196. West J. Oxygen enrichment of room air to relieve the hypoxia of high altitude. Respir Physiol. 1995 Feb; 99(2):225-32. PMID: 7777705.
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    197. Prisk GK, Guy HJ, Elliott AR, Paiva M, West J. Ventilatory inhomogeneity determined from multiple-breath washouts during sustained microgravity on Spacelab SLS-1. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1995 Feb; 78(2):597-607. PMID: 7759429.
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    198. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Stress failure of pulmonary capillaries as a limiting factor for maximal exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1995; 70(2):99-108. PMID: 7768245.
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    199. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Stress failure of pulmonary capillaries as a mechanism for exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage in the horse. Equine Vet J. 1994 Nov; 26(6):441-7. PMID: 7889916.
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    200. Elliott AR, Prisk GK, Guy HJ, West J. Lung volumes during sustained microgravity on Spacelab SLS-1. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1994 Oct; 77(4):2005-14. PMID: 7836229.
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    201. Birks EK, Mathieu-Costello O, Fu Z, Tyler WS, West J. Comparative aspects of the strength of pulmonary capillaries in rabbit, dog, and horse. Respir Physiol. 1994 Jul; 97(2):235-46. PMID: 7938920.
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    202. Prisk GK, Guy HJ, Elliott AR, West J. Cardiopulmonary adaptation to weightlessness. J Gravit Physiol. 1994 May; 1(1):P118-21. PMID: 11538737.
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    203. Prisk GK, Guy HJ, Elliott AR, West J. Inhomogeneity of pulmonary perfusion during sustained microgravity on SLS-1. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1994 Apr; 76(4):1730-8. PMID: 8045853.
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    204. Guy HJ, Prisk GK, Elliott AR, Deutschman RA, West J. Inhomogeneity of pulmonary ventilation during sustained microgravity as determined by single-breath washouts. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1994 Apr; 76(4):1719-29. PMID: 8045852.
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    205. Mathieu-Costello OA, West J. Are pulmonary capillaries susceptible to mechanical stress? Chest. 1994 Mar; 105(3 Suppl):102S-107S. PMID: 8131598.
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    206. West J, Mathieu-Costello O, Jones JH, Birks EK, Logemann RB, Pascoe JR, Tyler WS. Stress failure of pulmonary capillaries in racehorses with exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1993 Sep; 75(3):1097-109. PMID: 8226517.
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    207. Prisk GK, Guy HJ, Elliott AR, Deutschman RA, West J. Pulmonary diffusing capacity, capillary blood volume, and cardiac output during sustained microgravity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1993 Jul; 75(1):15-26. PMID: 8376261.
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    208. West J. Acclimatization and tolerance to extreme altitude. J Wilderness Med. 1993 Feb; 4(1):17-26. PMID: 11538296.
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    209. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. High altitude pulmonary edema is caused by stress failure of pulmonary capillaries. Int J Sports Med. 1992 Oct; 13 Suppl 1:S54-8. PMID: 1483792.
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    210. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Stress failure of pulmonary capillaries: role in lung and heart disease. Lancet. 1992 Sep 26; 340(8822):762-7. PMID: 1356184.
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    211. Elliott AR, Fu Z, Tsukimoto K, Prediletto R, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. Short-term reversibility of ultrastructural changes in pulmonary capillaries caused by stress failure. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1992 Sep; 73(3):1150-8. PMID: 1400030.
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    212. Fu Z, Costello ML, Tsukimoto K, Prediletto R, Elliott AR, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. High lung volume increases stress failure in pulmonary capillaries. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1992 Jul; 73(1):123-33. PMID: 1506359.
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    213. Costello ML, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. Stress failure of alveolar epithelial cells studied by scanning electron microscopy. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1992 Jun; 145(6):1446-55. PMID: 1596017.
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    214. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Stress failure of pulmonary capillaries in the intensive care setting. Schweiz Med Wochenschr. 1992 May 16; 122(20):751-7. PMID: 1604280.
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    215. West J. Life in space. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1992 May; 72(5):1623-30. PMID: 1601766.
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    216. West J, Mathieu-Costello O. Strength of the pulmonary blood-gas barrier. Respir Physiol. 1992 Apr-May; 88(1-2):141-8. PMID: 1626133.
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    217. Tsukimoto K, Arcos JP, Schaffartzik W, Wagner PD, West J. Effects of inspired CO2, hyperventilation, and time on VA/Q inequality in the dog. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1992 Mar; 72(3):1057-63. PMID: 1568960.
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    218. Guy HJ, Prisk GK, West J. Pulmonary function in microgravity. Physiologist. 1992 Feb; 35(1 Suppl):S99-102. PMID: 1589553.
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    219. Crystal, R.G. and J.B. West.Lung Injury. 1992.
    220. Tsukimoto K, Mathieu-Costello O, Prediletto R, Elliott AR, West J. Ultrastructural appearances of pulmonary capillaries at high transmural pressures. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1991 Aug; 71(2):573-82. PMID: 1718936.
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    221. Guy HJ, Prisk GK, Elliott AR, West J. Maximum expiratory flow-volume curves during short periods of microgravity. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1991 Jun; 70(6):2587-96. PMID: 1885453.
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    222. West J, Tsukimoto K, Mathieu-Costello O, Prediletto R. Stress failure in pulmonary capillaries. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1991 Apr; 70(4):1731-42. PMID: 2055852.
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    223. West J. Microgravity and the lung. Physiologist. 1991 Feb; 34(1 Suppl):S8-10. PMID: 2047476.
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    224. West J. Human experiments on Spacelab SLS-1. Physiologist. 1991 Feb; 34(1 Suppl):S27-8. PMID: 2047459.
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    225. Crystal R.G., J.B. West (chief eds.), P.J. Barnes, N.J. Cherniack, E.R. Weibel (assoc. eds.).The Lung: Scientific Foundations, (2 vols). 1991.
    226. Hogan MC, Bebout DE, Gray AT, Wagner PD, West J, Haab PE. Muscle maximal O2 uptake at constant O2 delivery with and without CO in the blood. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1990 Sep; 69(3):830-6. PMID: 2246170.
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    227. Hogan MC, Bebout DE, Wagner PD, West J. Maximal O2 uptake of in situ dog muscle during acute hypoxemia with constant perfusion. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1990 Aug; 69(2):570-6. PMID: 2228867.
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    228. Tsukimoto K, Arcos JP, Schaffartzik W, Wagner PD, West J. Effect of common dead space on VA/Q distribution in the dog. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1990 Jun; 68(6):2488-93. PMID: 2384429.
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    229. West J. Limiting factors for exercise at extreme altitudes. Clin Physiol. 1990 May; 10(3):265-72. PMID: 2140966.
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    230. West J. Tolerance to severe hypoxia: lessons from Mt. Everest. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand Suppl. 1990; 94:18-23. PMID: 2127151.
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    231. Lee LN, Ueno O, Wagner PD, West J. Pulmonary gas exchange after multiple airway occlusion by beads in the dog. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1989 Nov; 140(5):1216-21. PMID: 2817584.
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    232. Poole DC, Mathieu-Costello O, West J. Capillary tortuosity in rat soleus muscle is not affected by endurance training. Am J Physiol. 1989 Apr; 256(4 Pt 2):H1110-6. PMID: 2705552.
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    233. West J. The 1988 Stevenson Memorial lecture. Physiological responses to severe hypoxia in man. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1989 Mar; 67(3):173-8. PMID: 2663122.
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    234. Hogan MC, Roca J, West J, Wagner PD. Dissociation of maximal O2 uptake from O2 delivery in canine gastrocnemius in situ. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1989 Mar; 66(3):1219-26. PMID: 2708246.
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    235. Ward, M.P., J.S. Milledge and J.B. West.High Altitude Medicine and Physiology. 1989.
    236. West J. Rate of ventilatory acclimatization to extreme altitude. Respir Physiol. 1988 Dec; 74(3):323-33. PMID: 3222564.
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    237. Balgos AA, Willford DC, West J. Ventilation-perfusion relationships during induced normovolemic polycythemia in dogs. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1988 Oct; 65(4):1686-92. PMID: 3141363.
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    238. Hogan MC, Roca J, Wagner PD, West J. Limitation of maximal O2 uptake and performance by acute hypoxia in dog muscle in situ. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1988 Aug; 65(2):815-21. PMID: 3170431.
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    239. Guy HJ, Prisk GK, West J. Pulmonary function in microgravity: Spacelab 4 and beyond. Acta Astronaut. 1988; 17(10):1139-43. PMID: 11537093.
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    240. West J. High points in the physiology of extreme altitude. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1988; 227:1-15. PMID: 3289311.
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    241. West J. Man in space. News Physiol Sci. 1986 Dec; 1:189-92. PMID: 11539062.
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    242. West, J.B.Study Guide and Self-Examination Review for Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice. 1985.
    243. West, J.B. and S. Lahiri .High Altitude and Man. 1985.
    244. West, J.B.Everest - The Testing Place. 1985.
    245. West, J.B.Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice. 1985.
    246. West, J.B.High Altitude Physiology. 1981.
    247. West, J.B.Pulmonary Gas Exchange. I. Ventilation, Bloodflow and Diffusion. II. Organism and Environment. 1980.
    248. West, J.B.Regional Differences in the Lung. 1977.
    249. West, J.B.Pulmonary Pathophysiology - The Essentials. 1977.
    250. West, J.B.Bioengineering Aspects of the Lung. 1977.
    251. West, J.B.Translations in Respiratory Physiology. 1975.
    252. West, J.B.Respiratory Physiology - The Essentials. 1974.
    253. West, J.B.The Use of Radioactive Materials in the Study of Lung Function. 1967.
    254. West, J.B. .Ventilation/Bloodflow and Gas Exchange. 1965.
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