Iron bioavailability and cardiopulmonary function during ascent to very high altitude.
Holdsworth DA., Frise MC., Bakker-Dyos J., Boos C., Dorrington KL., Woods D., Mellor A., Robbins PA.
Intravenous iron supplementation at sea level is associated with enhanced stroke volume and higher SpO2 on ascent to very high altitude (5100 m). These effects appear to result from reduced pulmonary vascular resistance and improved right heart function. https://bit.ly/2VQX5fR