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Correlation of natriuretic peptides and inferior vena cava size in patients with congestive heart failure

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Title
Correlation of natriuretic peptides and inferior vena cava size in patients with congestive heart failure
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Vascular Health and Risk Management, April 2012
DOI 10.2147/vhrm.s30001
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Authors

Santiago Garcia, Hebl, Canoniero, Daniel Duprez

Abstract

The inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter and degree of inspiratory collapse are used as echocardiographic indices in the estimation of right atrial pressure. Brain-natriuretic peptides (BNPs) are established biomarkers of myocardial wall stress. There is no information available regarding the association between the IVC diameter and BNPs in patients with heart failure and various degrees of systolic performance. The purpose of this investigation is to quantify the degree to which natriuretic peptides (BNP and N-terminal pro-B natriuretic peptide [NT-ProBNP]) and echocardiographic-derived indices of right atrial pressure correlate in this patient population.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 3%
Denmark 1 3%
Unknown 33 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 8 23%
Researcher 7 20%
Student > Master 5 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 14%
Student > Bachelor 4 11%
Other 2 6%
Unknown 4 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 21 60%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 6%
Engineering 2 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 3%
Sports and Recreations 1 3%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 5 14%

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