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

When you have heart failure, your heart makes two proteins. 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 ...

www.functionalmedicineuniversity.com/public/857.cfm

As I discussed in a recent article, I mentioned the prognostic power of the blood test brain natriuretic peptide (BNP).. Remember there is a 25% increase in death if the BNP is elevated one year after a heart attack. And don't forget a BNP persistently over 80 pg/mL can be an important indicator of when a more invasive approach is needed such as bypass surgery.

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proBNP reference ranges in heart failure. ... Reference ranges natriuretic peptides. Serum natriuretic peptides. High levels . BNP > 400 pg/ml (116 pmol/litre) or NTproBNP > 2000 pg/ml (236 pmol/litre) ... the level of serum natriuretic peptide does not differentiate between heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart ...

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B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) blood test BNP is a substance secreted from the ventricles or lower chambers of the heart in response to changes in pressure that occur when heart failure develops and worsens. The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable.

chfpatients.com/tests/bnp.htm

The BNP test is a heart failure blood test. It measures the level of a hormone in your blood called B-type Natriuretic Peptide. Your heart's pumping chambers - the ventricles - produce extra BNP when they can't pump enough blood to meet your body's needs. So if your BNP level is high, you probably have heart failure.

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1751-7133.2010...

Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is important in the diagnosis and management of heart failure (HF). Sometimes, very high BNP levels encountered in clinical settings seem to be out of proportion to the severity of HF. The authors retrospectively identified 113 patients with 129 admissions with a BNP value >3000 pg/mL regardless of diagnosis.

www.reference.com/health/normal-range-bnp-levels-73d3d...

The normal range for brain natriuretic peptide levels is zero to 99 picograms per milliliter, notes WebMD. This can also be converted to zero to 99 nanograms per liter. Brain natriuretic peptide is made in the heart and appears in the blood, states WebMD. When the heart works harder, it releases more brain natriuretic peptide.

dyingtolive.michelleldevon.com/h-is-for-high-nt-probnp-results

The study found that those seeking medical attention who “… had an N-terminal prohormone brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) value >2000 pg/mL were followed up for survival. Mortality in the entire population was 21% after 3 months, 35% after 1 year…” Do you get that? People who were over 2000 died, a good percentage of them.

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/16814-nt-prob...

NT-proB-type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) blood test. B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a hormone produced by your heart. N-terminal (NT)-pro hormone BNP (NT-proBNP) is a non-active prohormone that is released from the same molecule that produces BNP. Both BNP and NT-proBNP are released in response to changes in pressure inside the heart.

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Have you ever seen a BNP of over 4000? Im not sure what this means? Not 400....4000. The pts troponin was only .01 above range and the CK was normal. Pt was admitted with a GI bleed. crit was a 4 so bad kidneys. I thought BNP went with heart but not evidence of heart problems. Im confused...