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Clinical significance of N-terminal-probrain natriuretic peptide in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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N-Terminal-probrain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) plasma levels are elevated in patients with congestive heart failure. Published data concerning the utility of NT-proBNP in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) are lacking. Our aim was to evaluate the clinical significance of NT-proBNP in patients with HCM. A blood sample was collected for plasma NT-proBNP measurement from 43 consecutive patients with documented HCM. NT-proBNP was measured using a chemiluminescent immunoassay kit (Roche Diagno...

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10.1007/s00380-007-0976-y

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Volume:
22
Issue:
5
Pages:
322-327
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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EISSN:
1615-2573
ISSN:
0910-8327
Language:
English
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105146
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2012-12-19

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