natriuretic


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natriuretic

[¦nā·trē·yu̇′red·ik]
(pharmacology)
A medicinal agent which inhibits reabsorption of cations, particularly sodium, from urine.
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In this prospective study we found an independent association between the risk of recurrent CVD events and concentrations of MR-proANP and NT-proBNP when each of these natriuretic peptides was used as a single variable in different models after adjustment for various established cardiovascular risk factors.
It was observed that the level of brain natriuretic peptide was not related to body weight (Graphic 1; p = 0.
This study emphasized that echocardiography and the amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptides (NT-proBNP) provide powerful incremental assessment of LV function.
Major Finding: People in the highest tertile for plasma level of brain natriuretic peptide had a twofold increased risk for death, heart failure, and myocardial infarction during an average 9 years of follow-up.
The next step in exploring the link between natriuretic peptide and cognitive function should be a prospective study, Dr.
Relaxant effect of human brain natriuretic peptide on human artery and vein tissue.
This suggests that natriuretic peptide levels may complement current clinical and echocardiographic evaluation to help discriminate between symptoms associated with AS and symptoms associated with comorbid factors.
BNP is a natriuretic, which means that it promotes sodium excretion in the urine.
An International Consensus Statement Regarding Amino Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic PeptideTesting: The International NT-proBNP Consensus Panel.
These markers include C-Reactive Protein, B-Type Natriuretic Peptide, D-Dimer, and other markers of inflammation.