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Subjects will include up to 60 healthy men and women from the Rochester area ages 18-75 yrs with no underlying cardiac, pulmonary, or gastrointestinal abnormalities.
In addition, we will study up to 60 patients with stable class II-III heart failure who are non-symptomatic.
The heart failure subjects will not be exposed to hypoxia.