TITLE

Use of Plasma Brain Natriuretic Peptide Concentration to Aid the Diagnosis of Heart Failure

AUTHOR(S)
Shapiro, Brian P.; Chen, Horng H.; Burnett Jr., John C.; Redfield, Margaret M.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2003, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p481
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the use of plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentration to aid in the diagnosis of heart failure. Appropriate time to order this test; Physiology of BNP; Clinical evidence of the diagnostic ability of BNP; BNP level that indicates heart failure.
ACCESSION #
9763767

 

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