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Modest Elevation in BNP in Asymptomatic Hypertensive Patients Reflects Sub-Clinical Cardiac Remodeling, Inflammation and Extracellular Matrix Changes

  • Dermot Phelan equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dermot Phelan, Chris Watson, Ken McDonald

    Affiliations: Heart Failure Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine and Medical Science, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Chris Watson equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dermot Phelan, Chris Watson, Ken McDonald

    Affiliation: School of Medicine and Medical Science, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Ramon Martos,

    Affiliations: Heart Failure Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine and Medical Science, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Patrick Collier,
  • Anil Patle,

    Affiliation: Heart Failure Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Seamas Donnelly,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine and Medical Science, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Mark Ledwidge,

    Affiliation: Heart Failure Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland

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  • John Baugh mail,

    John.Baugh@ucd.ie

    Affiliation: School of Medicine and Medical Science, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Ken McDonald equal contributor

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dermot Phelan, Chris Watson, Ken McDonald

    Affiliations: Heart Failure Unit, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine and Medical Science, UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Published: November 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049259

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