Brain natriuretic peptide levels as a predictor for new atrial fibrillation during hospitalization in patients with acute ischemic stroke

The American Journal of Cardiology, 04/24/2012

Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels can predict new atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with acute ischemic stroke. Elevated BNP levels result in an increase in the frequency of detection of new AF.

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