Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide in diagnosing inferior myocardial infarction with right ventricular involvement

Kaya M. G. , Ozdogru I., KALAY N. , DOĞAN A. , Inanc T., Gul I. , ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.19, no.8, pp.609-613, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0b013e32831624be
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.609-613


Background B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is secreted from the ventricles in response to volume expansion and pressure overload. We aimed to investigate plasma BNP levels in inferior myocardial infarction (MI) with and without right ventricular MI (RVMI).