Cardiovascular responses to parathyroid hormone.

Abstract

The synthetic amino terminal fragment of parathyroid hormone, PTH-(1-34), is a potent coronary artery vasodilator in the dog. In the present study, using instrumented open-chest dogs, we have performed the initial characterization of this effect and showed other dose-related cardiovascular effects of the hormone. A near-maximal flow response was obtained… (More)

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