Journal article icon

Journal article

How well does B-type natriuretic peptide predict death and cardiac events in patients with heart failure: systematic review.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: To assess how well B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) predicts prognosis in patients with heart failure. DESIGN: Systematic review of studies assessing BNP for prognosis in patients with heart failure or asymptomatic patients. DATA SOURCES: Electronic searches of Medline and Embase from January 1994 to March 2004 and reference lists of included studies. STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION: We included all studies that estimated the relation between BNP measurement and the risk of de...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmj.330.7492.625

Authors


Pietrzak, E More by this author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
330
Issue:
7492
Pages:
625
Publication date:
2005-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:8f4da964-0531-4c96-a821-b9a2cf892325
Source identifiers:
215613
Local pid:
pubs:215613

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP