TRH stimulation test

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thyrotropin releasing hormone.
TRH stimulation test (TRH test) thyrotropin-releasing hormone test.

TRH stimulation test, TRH test

abbreviation for thyrotropin-releasing hormone test. See thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation test.

TRH stimulation test

Thyrotropin releasing hormone stimulation test A clinical test used to determine the level in the endocrine system that is responsible for ↓ secretion of TSH by the hypophysis–pituitary gland
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Table 2 Results of TRH stimulation tests Baseline 30 min 60 min 90 min 120 min Case 1-TSH 1.
In a study published in Gynecological Endocrinology titled "Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Infertile Women, the Importance of Continuous Monitoring and the Role of the Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone Stimulation (TRH) Test," Israeli researchers proved that women who have fertility issues who have normal TSH need the TRH stimulation test.
A TRH stimulation test was performed to distinguish thyroid hormone resistance and pituitary tumor-mediated hyperthyroidism.