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  • adj. Of or pertaining to natriuresis
  • n. Any substance that inhibits the reabsorption of cations, especially sodium, from urine

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  • adj. of or relating to natriuresis


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  • The present data supports the idea of natriuretic peptides as valuable biomarkers of RVD in

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  • The heart fights back by making its own countering hormones called natriuretic factors, which calm the heart and signal blood vessels in the body to relax and give it a break.

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  • Levels of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide NT-proBNP are measured within 24 hours of admission to hospital and again at discharge to help doctors diagnose and manage patients with heart failure, which is often confused with other conditions.

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  • Salt sensitivity in obese individuals may be a consequence of increased sympathetic activity, decreased responsiveness to atrial natriuretic peptide, activation of the renin-angiotensin system or mechanical pressure on the kidneys that increases sodium reabsorption.

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  • When you exercise, your rapidly beating heart releases a chemical called atrial natriuretic peptide ANP, which crosses over to the brain and directly turns off the stress response.


  • Your rapidly beating heart also produces atrial natriuretic peptide ANP, which races over to the brain and directly shuts off the stress response originating in your limbic system.


  • First, when you exercise, your heart rate increases, and this stimulates your heart to release a hormone called atrial natriuretic peptide.


  • These blood tests measure cardiac enzymes such as troponin and creatine kinase, C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, homocysteine, lipoproteins, triglycerides, brain natriuretic peptide, and prothrombin.

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  • The updated NICE guidelines recommend that for the diagnosis of heart failure in patients with no history of MI, echocardiography should be used only if natriuretic peptides are raised. News

  • They write: "Some may argue that natriuretic peptide monitoring should be used more broadly." News


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