BNP measurement doesn't improve heart failure outcomes

01/28/2009 | Washington Post, The

Researchers say measuring the biomarker molecule called brain natriuretic peptide to inform treatment generally didn't improve survival rates or quality of life for older patients with chronic heart failure. However, one expert said BNP measurement still is useful in the diagnosis of heart failure.

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