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Changes and Clinical Significance of Serum N-terminal Pro-B-type Natriuretic Peptide in Patients with Primary Aldosteronism
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Pages: 1918-1920
Year: Issue:  16
Journal: Research of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Keyword:  primary aldosteronismN-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptidealdosteronerennin;
Abstract: Objective To investigate the levels changes and its clinical significance of plasma N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide(NTproBNP)in patients with primary aldosteronism.Methods In this study,we retrospective review40 patients with primary aldosteronism and 40 normal individuals from January,2015 to January,2016.We measured the level of plasma NT-proBNP in patients and the normal individuals.What is more,we also compared the levels change between the before and after operation.Results The levels of plasma NTproBNP were 55.21 pg/mL±21.32 pg/mL in patients,466.43 pg/mL±131.21 pg/mL in normal individuals,respectively(P <0.05).The levels of plasma NT-proBNP were 466.43 pg/mL±131.21 pg/mL,65.21 pg/mL±11.32 pg/mL before and after operation,respectively(P <0.05).Conclusion Elevated levels of plasma NT- proBNP in patients with primary aldosteronism will help evaluate the servility of the patients.What is more,NT-proBNP is easily to test,can be an hopeful index for primary aldosteronism.But the level of NT-proBNP can be affected by many factors.It will need more high quality studies.
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