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Conditions Affecting Serum Concentration of Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP)

Purpose:

To evaluate a serum brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) result in light of concurrent diseases.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Emergency Medicine

Objective:

laboratory tests, other testing, response to therapy, complication detection

ICD-10:

I50.1 R06.0

Description:

The serum concentration of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) may be affected by a number of concurrent conditions. The presence of one or more of these conditions makes the interpretation of BNP more difficult.

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