TITLE

Doppler echocardiography was more accurate than B-type natriuretic peptide assay for detecting CHF in acute dyspnea

AUTHOR(S)
Lader, Ellis
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the value of Doppler echocardiography and B-type natriuretic peptide assay for detecting congestive left-heart failure (CHF) or acute dyspnea. Description of tests and diagnostic standard; Main outcome measures; Likelihood ratio of a restrictive flow pattern for the diagnosis of CHF.
ACCESSION #
10382581

 

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