Posts Tagged ‘NT-proBNP’

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April 24th, 2013

Adiposity and Natriuretic Peptides: Where Does the Fat Go?

In a study recently published online by JACC, investigators assess the association between natriuretic peptide levels and body-fat distribution. Ian Neeland, the lead author of the study, responds to John Ryan’s questions.


May 24th, 2011

Copeptin May Help Predict CV Death in Elderly HF Patients

The biomarker copeptin, which is a surrogate marker of vasopressin, may help predict the risk for death in elderly heart failure patients, according to a new study in JAMA. Urban Alehagen and colleagues followed 470 elderly HF patients from 1996 through 2009, during which time there were 226 deaths from any cause and 146 deaths […]