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Longitudinal changes of left ventricular filling pressure and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide on chronic hemodialysis.

Authors
  • Kim, Y K1
  • Shin, S J
  • Ihm, S-H
  • Park, C S
  • Kim, H-Y
  • Hong, T Y
  • Song, H C
  • Yang, C W
  • Kim, Y-S
  • Choi, E J
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Nephrology
Publisher
Dustri-Verlag Dr. Karl Feistle
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2010
Volume
74
Issue
3
Pages
190–197
Identifiers
PMID: 20860903
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our data suggest that the deterioration of LVFP parallels with the progression of LV hypertrophy. Monitoring the plasma NT-proBNP levels might be useful for the detection of the LVFP changes in chronic HD.

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