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Clinical value of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide measurement in the follow up of pulmonary vein ablation ☆

Research paper by Eduardo Arana-Rueda, Alonso Pedrote, Lorena García-Riesco, Álvaro Arce-León, Francisco Guerrero-Márquez, Justo Rodríguez-Rodríguez

Indexed on: 14 Mar '16Published on: 02 Mar '16Published in: Medicina Clínica (English Edition)



Abstract

N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) correlates with burden of arrhythmia in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients. Our objective is to validate the usefulness of the measurement of NT-pro-BNP to determine the success of AF ablation in a long term follow up.

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