Elevated B-type natriuretic peptide without volume overload in a left ventricular assist device patient with a subdural hematoma

Geetha Bhat, Sunil Pauwaa, Cedric Sheffield, Christiano Caldeira, Mark Weston, Debbie Rinde-Hoffman, Peter Berman, Guillermo Cintron

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Abstract

We report a case of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) without volume overload in a left ventricular assist device patient with a subdural hematoma and cerebral salt wasting syndrome suggesting a noncardiac etiology for BNP elevation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-78
Number of pages2
JournalASAIO Journal
Volume56
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biophysics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering

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