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HTA - 11/102/03

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP or NT-BNP) testing and monitoring in patients with heart failure (HF) in primary and secondary care.

Project title: Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of serum B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP or NT-BNP) testing and monitoring in patients with heart failure (HF) in primary and secondary care.

Call to action: 11/102 11/102 Monitoring patients with chronic heart failure

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Barnaby ReevesORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-5101-9487

Lead Author: Dr Maria Pufulete

Contractor: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Cost: £333,053.80

Co-investigators: Dr Angus Nightingale, Dr Maria Pufulete, Dr Mark Dayer, Ms Sunita Berry, Professor Chris Rogers, Professor John Macleod, Professor Julian Higgins, Professor Sarah Purdy, Professor Theresa McDonagh, Professor William Hollingworth.

Started: August 2013 | Status: Published August 2017

ISRCTN: 37248047 | PROSPERO registration: CRD42013005335

The efficacy of BNP-guided-therapy in specialist heart failure clinics is uncertain, but if efficacious, it would be cost-effective for patients under 75 with reduced ejection fraction.

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