B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with COPD and normal right ventricular function


Gemici G., Erdim R., Celiker A., TOKAY TARHAN S. , ÖNEŞ T. , İNANIR S. , ...Daha Fazla

ADVANCES IN THERAPY, cilt.25, sa.7, ss.674-680, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s12325-008-0067-1
  • Dergi Adı: ADVANCES IN THERAPY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.674-680

Özet

Introduction: Evidence suggests that elevated plasma levels of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) are found in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and right ventricular dysfunction. We examined the effects of exercise on plasma BNP levels in patients with COPD who have normal right ventricular function.