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To the Editor: The use of supplemental oxygen
by Himalayan mountaineers has been debated for more than 8 decades.1 Although sometimes viewed as unsporting, supplemental-oxygen
use may improve survival rates by increasing performance and lowering hypoxic
Analyses of death rates of mountaineers descending from high summits may reveal
an impact of supplemental oxygen on survival because descending mountaineers
are often near exhaustion and vulnerable to accident, storm, or illness during
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