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Echocardiographic screening for pulmonary hypertension in stable COPD out-patients and NT-proBNP as a rule-out test.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22708731     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSIONS: Signs of PH on echocardiography as defined here was found in 14% and had prognostic significance in COPD. A value of NT-proBNP less than 95 ng/l may be used to exclude signs of PH.
Charlotte U Andersen; Søren Mellemkjaer; Jens E Nielsen-Kudsk; Lene D Sønderskov; Britt E Laursen; Ulf Simonsen; Ole Hilberg
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2012-06-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  COPD     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1541-2563     ISO Abbreviation:  COPD     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-03     Completed Date:  2013-03-27     Revised Date:  2014-07-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101211769     Medline TA:  COPD     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  505-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers
Cardiac Catheterization
Exercise Test
Hypertension, Pulmonary / blood,  diagnosis*,  etiology,  mortality
Mass Screening
Natriuretic Peptide, Brain / blood*
Peptide Fragments / blood*
Predictive Value of Tests
Proportional Hazards Models
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / complications*,  mortality
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  ultrasonography
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers; 0/Peptide Fragments; 0/pro-brain natriuretic peptide (1-76); 114471-18-0/Natriuretic Peptide, Brain

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