Our results demonstrated that the intravenus injection of ACTH-(1-24) improves cardiovascular functional and reverses otherwise fatal hypovolemic shock in rats, effects which are not mediated by the adrenals.
Adrenal-independent, anti-shock effect of ACTH-(1-24) in rats / Bertolini, Alfio; Guarini, Salvatore; Ferrari, William. - In: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY. - ISSN 0014-2999. - STAMPA. - 122:(1986), pp. 387-388.