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    • Deaths in triathletes: immersion pulmonary oedema as a possible cause. 

      Moon, Richard E; Martina, Stefanie D; Peacher, Dionne F; Kraus, William E (BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med, 2016)
      BACKGROUND/AIM: To address the question as to whether immersion pulmonary oedema (IPO) may be a common cause of death in triathlons, markers of swimming-induced pulmonary oedema (SIPO) susceptibility were sought in triathletes' ...
    • Hypercapnia in diving: a review of CO₂ retention in submersed exercise at depth. 

      Dunworth, Sophia A; Natoli, Michael J; Cooter, Mary; Cherry, Anne D; Peacher, Dionne F; Potter, Jennifer F; Wester, Tracy E; ... (9 authors) (Undersea Hyperb Med, 2017-05)
      Carbon dioxide (CO₂) retention, or hypercapnia, is a known risk of diving that can cause mental and physical impairments leading to life-threatening accidents. Often, such accidents occur due to elevated inspired carbon ...
    • Sildenafil: Possible Prophylaxis against Swimming-induced Pulmonary Edema. 

      Martina, Stefanie D; Freiberger, John J; Peacher, Dionne F; Natoli, Michael J; Schinazi, Eric A; Kernagis, Dawn N; Potter, Jennifer VF; ... (9 authors) (Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2017-09)
      Swimming-induced pulmonary edema (SIPE) occurs during swimming and scuba diving, usually in cold water, in susceptible healthy individuals, especially military recruits and triathletes. We have previously demonstrated that ...