The importance of pleural fluid and serum NT-proBNP levels in differentiating pleural effusion due to heart failure from other causes of effusion.
- Published Article
Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
NT-proBNP levels in either pleural fluid or serum have high diagnostic values and they are easily useable parameters in the diagnosis of heart failure-related pleural effusion.
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