Thyrotrophin-Releasing Hormone is
given by intravenous injection to investigate the function of the
gland and also to estimate the quantity/reserves of thyroid
stimulating hormone in the pituitary gland.
For further information about this test and including its indications,
contrindications, and side-effects, visit: www.endocrinesurgeon.co.uk
For further general/summary information (excellent for revision
!) visit the page about
Glands of the Human Body.