N-terminal brain natriuretic peptide predicted cardiovascular events stronger than high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in hypertension: A LIFE substudy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • Hypertension
  • Natriuretic Peptide, Brain
  • Peptide Fragments

abstract

  • Nt-proBNP predicted a composite endpoint after adjustment for traditional risk factors, UACR and a history of diabetes or cardiovascular disease and added significantly to the prediction of composite endpoint, whereas hsCRP did not.

publication date

  • August 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.hjh.0000239288.10013.04

PubMed ID

  • 16877955

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1531

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 24

number

  • 8