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Title: New diagnostic and therapeutic applications of natriuretic peptides

Author:
Łukasz Chrzanowski
Type:
Review articles
Language:
PL
Journal:
Polish Journal of Cardiology
Year:
2002
Volume:
4
Number:
2
Start page:
171
Final page:
173
ISSN:
1507-5540
Keywords:
peptides, heart failure, diagnostics, treatment
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The neurohormonal system of A, B and C-type natriuretic peptides is involved in cardiovascular regulation. These substances have been recently shown to be helpful for differentiating pulmonary and cardiac dysp-nea, detecting diastolic heartfailure, screening fortreatment response and in risk stratification acrossthe spectrum of acute coronary syndromes, irrespective of left ventricular function. Preliminary clinical reports suggest the beneficial role of vasopeptidase inhibitors in selected patients with heart failure, hypertension and atherosclerosis, as a result of simultaneous potentiating of natriuretic peptides system and ACE inhibi-ting.