Beneficial effect of thyrotropin-releasing hormone in canine hemorrhagic shock.


The effects of thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) on hemodynamic variables, oxygen delivery (DO2), and oxygen consumption (VO2) variables in canine hemorrhagic shock were studied. Anesthetized adult dogs were bled over 30 min to a mean arterial pressure (MAP) of 50 mm Hg. Shock was maintained at this level for half an hour. The animals were divided… (More)