Value of Amino-Terminal Pro B-Natriuretic Peptide in Diagnosing Kawasaki Disease

Pediatrics International, 04/18/2012

N–terminal B–type natriuretic peptide (NT–proBNP) is a reliable marker for the diagnosis of Kawasaki disease (KD). Prospective clinical studies with emphasis on NT–proBNP in a diagnostic algorithm is needed.

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