Abnormal response of thyrotrophin and growth hormone to thyrotrophin releasing hormone in chronic renal failure.

Serum levels of TSH and GH were measured by radioimmunoassay after iv injection of 500 mug of TRH in 9 undialysed patients and 12 dialysed patients with chronic renal failure and in 6 healthy subjects. The basal level of the serum TSH was significantly higher in patients with chronic renal failure than that in healthy subjects. In healthy subjects, serum… CONTINUE READING