Chapter 14. Outpatient Evaluation for Cardiovascular Diseases Using Natriuretic Peptide Testing

  1. Jesse E. Adams MD, FACC1,
  2. Fred Apple PhD2 and
  3. Allan S. Jaffe MD3
  1. Aaron L. Baggish and
  2. James L. Januzzi

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691984.ch14

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

Markers in Cardiology: A Case-Oriented Approach

How to Cite

Baggish, A. L. and Januzzi, J. L. (2008) Outpatient Evaluation for Cardiovascular Diseases Using Natriuretic Peptide Testing, 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.ch14

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

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Keywords:

  • cardiovascular diseases;
  • natriuretic peptide testing;
  • pulmonary arterial disease;
  • hypertension;
  • aortic valve disease

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natriuretic Peptide Testing: Asymptomatic Patients with No Known Heart Disease

  • Natriuretic Peptide Testing: Patients with Asymptomatic Heart Disease

  • Aortic Valve Disease

  • Mitral Valve Disease

  • Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Ischemic Heart Disease

  • Atrial Arrhythmia

  • Ventricular Arrhythmia

  • Outpatient HF: Systolic Dysfunction

  • Outpatient HF: Diastolic Dysfunction

  • Natriuretic Peptide Testing: Dyspneic Outpatients without Known Structural Heart Disease

  • References