Value of B‐type natriuretic peptide in diagnosing left ventricular dysfunction in dialysis‐dependent patients
Abstract:Background: B‐type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is elevated in patients with end‐stage renal failure. The reported accuracy of BNP in diagnosing left ventricular dysfunction in these patients has been inconsistent.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Publication date: 2006-09-01