The importance of apoptotic activity and plasma NT-proBNP levels in patients with acute exacerbation of decompensated heart failure and their relation to different drugs and comorbidities


Sarimehmetoglu A. C. , Gultekin N., Kucukates E. , Yildiz A. , Kocas C. , Ersanli M.

JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.64, no.8, pp.884-891, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.884-891

Abstract

Objective To demonstrate the presence and importance of apoptotic activity in heart failure during acute exacerbations and to investigate the effects of different drugs used and co morbidities on levels of N Terminal pro Brain Natriuretic Peptide and apoptotic activity on admission and during hospitalisation