High altitude illness includes: acute mountain sickness; high altitude cerebral edema (HACE); high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE); high altitude retinal haemorrhages
Acute mountain sickness is more than one syndrome. When acute mountain sickness affects up to half of those who ascend beyond 4500m, it's something we really don't know as much about as we would like.
Should artificial pneumoperitoneum should be considered for AMS prevention in persons who must ascend to high altitude and begin work without rest and acclimation.
Planning on going above 3000m? What the best dose of acetazolamide is for prevention of acute mountain sickness.