Thyroxine treatment stimulated ovarian follicular angiogenesis in immature hypothyroid rats.


The development of mature ovarian follicles is greatly dependent on healthy thecal angiogenesis. Recent experimental evidence showed that thyroxine (T4) treatment promoted ovarian follicle development in immature hypothyroid (rdw) rats. However, an involvement of thyroid hormone in ovarian follicular angiogenesis has not yet been demonstrated. By… (More)
DOI: 10.14670/HH-23.1387