Chapter 13. Natriuretic Peptides in Clinical Practice

  1. Jesse E. Adams MD, FACC1,
  2. Fred Apple PhD2 and
  3. Allan S. Jaffe MD3
  1. Alan Maisel

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691984.ch13

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

How to Cite

Maisel, A. (2007) Natriuretic Peptides in Clinical Practice, in Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach (eds J. E. Adams, F. Apple and A. S. Jaffe), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691984.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Louisville, Division of Cardiology 100 Mallard Creek, Louisville, KY 40202, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA

  3. 3

    Cardiovascular Division and Cardiovascular Research, Institute and Division of Laboratory Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134187

Online ISBN: 9780470691984



  • natriuretic peptides;
  • dyspnea;
  • clavicles;
  • pulmonary edema;
  • inotropes


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Part I: BNP and Diagnosis of CHF

  • Part II: BNP in Hospitalized Patients

  • Part III: Monitoring BNP Levels as an Outpatient

  • Conclusion

  • References