B-Type Natriuretic Peptide A Biomarker for the Diagnosis and Risk Stratification of Patient with Sepsis and Septic Shock

  • NAEL S. AHMED
  • Published 2013

Abstract

Background: B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a neurohormone released from the ventricles of the heart. The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between BNP levels and the severity of sepsis independent of congestive heart failure. Design: Prospective, non randomized control study. Setting: University Hospital, Critical Care Medicine… (More)

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@inproceedings{AHMED2013BTypeNP, title={B-Type Natriuretic Peptide A Biomarker for the Diagnosis and Risk Stratification of Patient with Sepsis and Septic Shock}, author={NAEL S. AHMED}, year={2013} }