The natriuretic peptides are a family of structurally related hormones with diverse biologic actions. The therapeutic potential of the natriuretic peptides extends beyond acute decompensated heart failure, and more studies are needed to define fully the true therapeutic potential of this unique family of endogenous peptides.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Heart Failure Clinics|
|State||Published - Jul 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine