Caffeine causes pulmonary hypertension syndrome (ascites) in broilers.

  title={Caffeine causes pulmonary hypertension syndrome (ascites) in broilers.},
  author={Mohammad Kamely and Mohammad Amir Karimi Torshizi and Sh. Rahimi and Robert F. Wideman},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={94 4},
Pulmonary hypertension syndrome (PHS), or ascites, is characterized by elevated pulmonary arterial pressure and pulmonary vascular resistance accompanied by right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH) and fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity. Experimental models are required for triggering PHS to study the pathogenesis of this syndrome and to select resistant… CONTINUE READING