Table 4

 Clinical information that can be obtained from BNP or NT-proBNP assessment

DiagnosisSeverityPrognosisDecision
++, strong evidence; +, evidence derived from smaller studies; 0, no data available.
ACS, acute coronary syndrome; CAD, coronary artery disease.
Heart failure+++++++
Stable CAD0+++0
ACS00++0
Aortic stenosis0++0