B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Most Popular

The B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

BNP is increased in congestive heart failure, left ventricular hypertrophy, acute myocardial infarction, coronary angioplasty, and hypertension. Elevations are also observed in pulmonary hypertension (indicating right ventricular dysfunction), acute lung injury, hypervolemic states, chronic renal failure and cirrhosis. Decreasing levels indicate therapeutic response to anti-hypertensive therapy.

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Also known as: B-type natriuretic peptide, BNP, Brain Natriuretic Peptide, BType Natriuretic Peptide BNP

B Type Natriuretic