Previous studies have indicated that ultrasonography might be useful in HAPE
We are grateful to Dr Basnyat for his expert engagement and acknowledgement of the challenges of managing acute altitude-related illnesses (such as AMS, HACE and HAPE
) in Africa.
An autopsy performed later showed edematous lungs and brains on gross examination and microscopic examination confirmed the presence of edema in the brain and lungs characteristic of the pattern found in both HACE and HAPE
Nifedipine is the drug of choice for the prevention of HAPE
, but it is indicated only in those with a prior history of HAPE
"It is time to start rebuilding for the next World Cup," Hape
"We had lots of pressure put on us to take part but it was the best advice I received not to fill out that form," Hape
Cox has been banned for a week after he admitted striking Hape
during last weekend's Heineken Cup clash between the teams.
himself faces a charge of violent conduct over the shoulderfirst challenge that led to Denton having to quit the game early at Reading last weekend.
was sin-binned after appearing to retaliate to a forearm from Edinburgh substitute Sean Cox.
enraged Edinburgh with a shuddering hit on David Denton that left the flanker in need of treatment and ended his game after 27 minutes.
ANOTHER day, another disciplinary black mark for an England centre as Shontayne Hape
's yellow card torpedoed London Irish's Heineken Cup campaign almost before it had started.
"We got the win, so you would think he'd be happy, but he was spewing in there," revealed Shontayne Hape