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Use of brain natriuretic peptide to detect previously unknown left ventricular dysfunction in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 141, w13298
Publication date2011
Abstract

Up to 30% of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) simultaneously suffer from often-unrecognised chronic heart failure (HF). Their timely identification is challenging as both conditions share similar clinical presentations.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Biological Markers
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Medical Audit
  • Natriuretic Peptide, Brain/blood
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive/physiopathology
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left/diagnosis/physiopathology
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GARIANI, Karim et al. Use of brain natriuretic peptide to detect previously unknown left ventricular dysfunction in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2011, vol. 141, p. w13298. doi: 10.4414/smw.2011.13298
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