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NT-proBNP comes of age for preoperative prediction of CV risks

From www.labpulse.com December 24, 2019 — Testing blood for N-terminal pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) appears to have value as a preoperative test to predict risk of cardiovascular (CV) events, according to a study published December 24 online in Annals of Internal Medicine. The results may prompt a rethink of cardiology guidelines, which currently do not advise […]