NT-proBNP in heart failure: therapy decisions and monitoring.

Abstract

With increasing cardiac dysfunction, a complex neurohormonal response results in increasing circulating levels of an array of plasma hormones. Increments in plasma levels of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and their amino-terminal congeners are more closely related to cardiac structure and function and to cardiovascular… (More)

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@article{Richards2004NTproBNPIH, title={NT-proBNP in heart failure: therapy decisions and monitoring.}, author={Mark Richards and Richard W. Troughton}, journal={European journal of heart failure}, year={2004}, volume={6 3}, pages={351-4} }