https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/16814-nt-prob-type-natriuretic-peptide-bnp

Levels goes up when heart failure develops or gets worse, and levels goes down when heart failure is stable. In most cases, BNP and NT-proBNP levels are ...

https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/bnp-an-important-new-cardiac-test

Feb 1, 2007 ... BNP is a hormone produced by the body when the heart is enlarged. Testing a person's BNP level is an easy and accurate way to help doctors ...

https://labtestsonline.org/tests/bnp-and-nt-probnp

Jun 12, 2015 ... Describes how the BNP and NT-proBNP tests are used, when BNP and ... Tests for BNP and NT-proBNP measure their levels in the blood in ...

https://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-failure/bnp-blood-test

Nov 5, 2018 ... Your doctor will call them B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal-pro- BNP (NT-pro-BNP). Levels of both in your blood go up when your ...

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/007509.htm

Jul 25, 2018 ... Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) test is a blood test that measures levels of a protein called BPN that is made by your heart and blood vessels.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10562924

BACKGROUND: Higher than normal levels of plasma brain natriuretic peptide ( BNP) are often found in elderly patients without overt heart failure. OBJECTIVE: ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3807675/

Values of NT-pro-BNP are affected by age or the presence of one or several co- morbidities such as chronic renal failure, type 2 diabetes, and acute coronary ...

https://www.nbt.nhs.uk/sites/default/files/BNP%20fact%20sheet.pdf

Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) is a hormone released by the heart when the ... In heart failure BNP levels are raised, and increase in level according to New ...

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2087425-overview

May 22, 2014 ... The reference values of brain-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal (NT) proBNP are different to exclude or confirm a diagnosis of heart ...

http://www.clinlabnavigator.com/b-type-natriuretic-peptide.html

Plasma levels of ANP and BNP are increased in disorders associated with intravascular volume overload, increased central venous pressure and left ventricular ...