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Reliability of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide assay in diagnosis of heart failure: cohort study in representative and high risk community populations.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the performance of a novel assay for N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in diagnosing heart failure in various randomly selected general and high risk community populations. DESIGN: Community cohort study (substudy of the echocardiographic heart of England screening study). SETTING: Four randomly selected general practices in the West Midlands of England. PARTICIPANTS: 591 randomly sampled patients over the age of 45, stratified for age and socioeco...

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10.1136/bmj.324.7352.1498

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
324
Issue:
7352
Pages:
1498
Publication date:
2002-06-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:c3ffa6dc-690d-4e61-8de7-d4f76d2047aa
Source identifiers:
122588
Local pid:
pubs:122588

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