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BNP

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The ventricle is a major site of synthesis and secretion of brain natriuretic peptide. Circ Res 1991; 69: 491-500, doi: 10.1161/01.RES.69.2.491.
Mitral annular motion as a surrogate for left ventricular function correlation with brain natriuretic peptide levels.
There were correlations for smoking status, intensity, and burden with higher mean brain natriuretic peptide levels (all P < 0.05).
Abuhasna, "Dynamics of brain natriuretic peptide in critically ill patients with severe sepsis and septic shock," Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
LaPointe, "Interleukin-1jS regulates the human brain natriuretic peptide promoter via [Ca.sup.2+]-dependent protein kinase pathways," Hypertension, vol.
Brain natriuretic peptide is secreted by the heart mainly in response to the stretching of the myocardium induced by volume overload or in response to hypertrophy [24].
Manley, "Cerebral salt wasting and elevated brain natriuretic peptide levels after traumatic brain injury: 2 case reports," Surgical Neurology, vol.
Serum brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in pre-interventional state were 1915.5 pg/ml and postintervention were 665.03 pg/ml (p-value of 0.002), that is significantly indicating the effectiveness of intravenous iron administration in cardiac failure patients.
Plasma brain natriuretic peptide levels indicate the distance from decompensated heart failure.
Milena represented LGC in its role as the UKs designated National Measurement Institute for chemical and bio-measurement and gave a well-received presentation on a novel SI traceable method for the quantification of a clinical biomarker, namely brain natriuretic peptide (BNP a biomarker of heart disease).