Flashcards in Laboratory Findings for Heart Disease Detection & Management Deck (9)
Where is A-type natriuretic peptide found?
Where is B-type natriuretic peptide found?
Where is C-type natriuretic peptide found?
When is B-type natuiuretic peptide released?
in response to stretch, increased ventricular volume
BNP levels correlate with?
1. LV end diastolic pressure
2. objective HF diagnosis in pts 55+
3. renal insufficiency
When are the troponins released into the blood stream? Which ones are released?
with myocyte necrosis;
troponin I and T
Myocardial necrosis leads to release of ____ into blood within 3-12 hours, peaking in 18-24 hours.
Myocardial necrosis leads to release of Troponin into blood within _____, peaking in 18-24 hours.