The cardiovascular consequences of thyroid diseases are attributed to the altered secretion of thyroid hormones. The possibility that TSH also affects the cardiovascular system has been poorly explored. Endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells possess TSH receptors.

Enhancement of vascular endothelial function by recombinant human thyrotropin

Napoli, Raffaele;Biondi, Bernadette;Guardasole, Vincenzo;D'ANNA, CAROLINA;De Sena, Antonietta;Pirozzi, Concetta;Terracciano, Daniela;Matarazzo, Margherita;Saccà, Luigi
2008

Abstract

The cardiovascular consequences of thyroid diseases are attributed to the altered secretion of thyroid hormones. The possibility that TSH also affects the cardiovascular system has been poorly explored. Endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells possess TSH receptors.
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