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

Blood test that helps your doctor or nurse determine if you have heart failure, if worsening fatigue or shortness of breath are due to heart failure or another ...

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

Jun 12, 2015 ... Tests for BNP and NT-proBNP measure their levels in the blood in order ... BNP was initially called brain natriuretic peptide because it was first ...

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

Nov 5, 2018 ... If you have heart failure, you may have heard of a BNP blood test. But what is it? WebMD tells you.

https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/ux1072

A brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) test measures the amount of the BNP hormone in your blood. BNP is made by your heart and shows how well your heart is ...

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 ...

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1201/p1893.html

Dec 1, 2006 ... Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels are simple and objective measures of cardiac function. These measurements can be used to diagnose ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17541308

Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) level is elevated in heart failure and reflects its ... The statistical analysis was conducted with the unpaired t test and Pearson's ...

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?contenttypeid=167&contentid=bnp_blood

This test looks for the hormone BNP in your blood. BNP stands for brain natriuretic peptide. It is made inside the pumping chambers of your heart when pressure ...

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

Feb 1, 2007 ... Testing a person's BNP level is an easy and accurate way to help doctors ... These natriuretic peptides have an important role in regulating the circulation. ... Deprived of its full complement of blood, the brain can slow down ...