What Levels of Uric Acid and NT-Probnp Predict Outcomes of Eisenmenger Syndrome in Children?


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PAMUKÇU Ö. , Yilmaz E. , NARİN N. , BAYKAN A. , Argun M. , Ozyurt A. , et al.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.38, ss.138-143, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 38 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/etd.2016.0031
  • Dergi Adı: ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.138-143

Özet

Objective: Noninvasive methods for follow-up of pulmonary hypertensive children are limited. The main aim of this study was to determine the cutoff levels for uric acid and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) for follow-up of Eisenmenger patients and their relationships with classical methods. To our best knowledge, this is the first study to investigate the levels of NT-proBNP and uric acid in pediatric Eisenmenger patients.