Brain natriuretic peptide in cardiovascular diseases.


The natriuretic peptides are a family of related hormones that play an important role in the homeostasis of cardiovascular system. Serum levels of brain natriuretic peptide have recently emerged as a marker for the diagnosis, prognosis, follow-up, and therapy of patients with heart failure (HF) and other cardiovascular diseases. Its diagnostic role is… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31816b874b

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@article{Synetos2008BrainNP, title={Brain natriuretic peptide in cardiovascular diseases.}, author={Andreas G Synetos and Konstantinos A. Aznaouridis and Stamatios Lerakis}, journal={The American journal of the medical sciences}, year={2008}, volume={335 6}, pages={477-83} }