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

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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 dea...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.330.7492.625

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Institution:
"University of Queensland, Australia"
Department:
Centre for General Practice,School of Medicine
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Institution:
"University of Queensland, Australia"
Department:
School of Population Health
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"University of Queensland, Australia"
Department:
School of Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
Volume:
330
Issue:
7492
Pages:
625
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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ISSN:
1756-1833
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uuid:925252b5-ddeb-4964-affc-465a498ff1e5
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ora:2444

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