Published: 21 December 2015
Author(s): Alberto Palazzuoli, Matteo Beltrami, Gaetano Ruocco, Beatrice Franci, Maria Stella Campagna, Ranuccio Nuti
Section: Original Article

The use of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and echocardiography in acute heart failure (AHF) diagnosis is poorly employed in the Emergency Department. The aim of the present study is to evaluate relation among BNP levels systolic and diastolic dysfunction during early phases of AHF hospitalization.

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