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Vet´s Perspective

Jan 17, 2014

Bovine Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension, more commonly known as “high altitude disease” or “brisket disease,” is a result of decreased oxygen supply to the lungs for a significant amount of time. When lungs are not able to oxygenate due to low atmospheric oxygen tension, blood vessels throughout the organ constrict and remodeling of lung tissue occurs.

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