Brain natriuretic peptide

What is Brain natriuretic peptide?

Its a protein found inside the heart and when the ventricles are dilated the levels get increased.

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my bnp value is 10.9,what does this mean

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BNP or brain natriuretic peptide is a protein which is released from Ventricles (pumping...

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Could you give me the pathophysiology of congestive heart failure in layman's terms and explain why edema happens. The patient is 81 years old and...

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Hi Sheilapalaran,
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1. Edema in congestive heart...

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My back seems to get to feeling tired.....sometimes when I walk I feel like if I dont sit down I will collapse. I have having severe lower back...

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Please get X-ray of affected area of spine done for spine disease evaluation.For CHF to be ruled out ,see a cardiologist. BNP(B-type natriuretic...

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