TITLE

Autodiagnosis of systolic dysfunction

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Heart;Nov2007, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p1397
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the autodiagnosis of systolic dysfunction with an automated blood test. Study shows that the automated assay for serum N terminal B type natriuretic peptide prohormone (NTproBNP) exceeded an assay for N terminal atrial natriuretic peptide prohormone (NTproANP) in patients with echocardiography and left ventricular ejection fraction. Its performance was found to be better at all values of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF).
ACCESSION #
27441269

 

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