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Reliability of N-terminal proBNP assay in diagnosis of left ventricular systolic dysfunction within representative and high risk populations.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the performance of a new NT-proBNP assay in comparison with brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) in identifying left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) in randomly selected community populations. METHODS: Blood samples were taken prospectively in the community from 591 randomly sampled individuals over the age of 45 years, stratified for age and socioeconomic status and divided into four cohorts (general population; clinically diagnosed heart failure; patients on diur...

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10.1136/hrt.2003.014258

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Journal:
Heart (British Cardiac Society)
Volume:
90
Issue:
8
Pages:
866-870
Publication date:
2004-08-05
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
URN:
uuid:18d0b237-f2e2-4f21-80bc-fc59a1deea37
Source identifiers:
122568
Local pid:
pubs:122568

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