N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and the risk of stroke and transient ischaemic attack: the Rotterdam Study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) is a predictor of heart disease. It has also been related to stroke, but its association with transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs) is unclear. Moreover, it is unknown how clinical heart disease influences this relation. Within the prospective population-based Rotterdam Study, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ene.12633

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