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amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another

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The B-type natriuretic peptide level was the single most accurate predictor of the presence or absence of congestive heart failure"--more accurate than any finding in the patient's history, physical exam, or laboratory tests, the investigators said.
Correlation of B-type natriuretic peptide level to 6 min walk test performance in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction.
B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations and myocardial dysfunction in critical illness.
Usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide as a noninvasive screening tool for cardiac allograft pathology in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
B-type natriuretic peptide levels: diagnostic and therapeutic potential.
Evaluation of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in normal and preeclamptic women.
Head to head comparison of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with/ without left ventricular systolic dysfunction.
Cardinale and her associates examined the ability of serum levels of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) to predict cardiac dysfunction following chemotherapy.
Accuracy of B-type natriuretic peptide tests to exclude congestive heart failure: systematic review of test accuracy studies.
Laboratory testing for natriuretic peptides (including B-type natriuretic peptide [BNP] and its amino-terminal cleavage equivalent, N-terminal fragment [NT-proBNP]) has been shown to be useful for assisting in the diagnostic and prognostic assessment of patients with suspected or confirmed acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF).
SHIONOSPOT BNP, which is based on fluorescent immunochromatographic assay, can measure the levels of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in the blood.
5) and B-type natriuretic peptide was 2030 pg/dl (normal <100).
Assay of the B-type natriuretic peptide also contributes to standard clinical information in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure.