Serial BNP Testing for Heart Failure Management

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00622531


The scope of the USE-BNP Trial is to investigate whether knowledge of BNP measurements, in conjunction with clinical assessment, in the outpatient setting can guide the management of therapy in patients with heart failure.

Official Title

Utilizing, Studying, Evaluating BNP for Monitoring in Patients With Heart Failure (USE-BNP)

Stanford Investigator(s)

Paul Heidenreich, MD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular)


Inclusion Criteria:

* Eligible subjects must be diagnosed with heart failure and have an abnormal BNP reading.


device: BNP assay (Siemens ADVIA Centaur BNP)

other: hidden BNP value

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305