Oral and intravenous thyroxine (T4) achieve comparable serum levels for hormonal resuscitation protocol in organ donors: a randomized double-blinded study.

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BACKGROUND Thyroxine (T4) administration is advocated in the management of organ donors; however, the bioavailability of oral thyroxine is unknown in this patient population. OBJECTIVE The primary objective of this study was to compare the percentage of the study time (from study drug administration to organ procurement) that patients in the oral vs the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12630-013-0004-x

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