Association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D deficiency with NT-pro BNP levels in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis

@inproceedings{Wetmore2011AssociationO2,
  title={Association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D deficiency with NT-pro BNP levels in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis},
  author={James B. Wetmore and Rajyalakshmi Gadi and John Hwa Lee and James H O'Keefe and Paul Chan and Fengming Tang and John A Spertus},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2011}
}
Nutritional vitamin D deficiency is an emerging risk factor for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and heart failure. The association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels with N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), a robust prognostic marker for post-AMI mortality and heart failure, is unknown and could illuminate a potential pathway for adverse… CONTINUE READING