Role of serum and pleural fluid NT-proBNP levels in identifying pleural effusion due to heart failure


Bayram M. , OZKAN G., OZTEKIN E., Bakan N. D. , ACIKMESE B., BES S., et al.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, cilt.4, ss.175-181, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 4 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.175-181

Özet

Background & Aim: To evaluate the value of serum and pleural fluid (PF) N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) measurement as a diagnostic tool in identifying pleural effusions due to heart failure.