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Table 1 Baseline blood pressure and plasma creatinine in the high and Extra-high BNP groups

From: Comparative effects of recombinant human brain natriuretic peptide and dobutamine on acute decompensated heart failure patients with differsent blood BNP levels

Parameters High-BNP group Extra-high BNP group P value*
  (n = 58) (n = 46)  
SBP (mmHg) 121.0 ± 12.3 116.7 ± 12.5 0.079
DBP (mmHg) 72.9 ± 7.2 71.3 ± 6.5 0.229
Cr (μmol/L) 81.6 ± 30.7 97.0 ± 27.1 0.009
  1. *Unpaired t test.
  2. Abbreviations: BNP brain natriuretic peptide, Cr creatinine, DBP diastolic blood pressure, SBP systolic blood pressure.