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Table 4 Median concentration NT-proBNP in pmol/L per disease category

From: Brain natriuretic peptide is not predictive of dilated cardiomyopathy in Becker and Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients and carriers

  Dilated cardiomyopathy  
  Absent Present p§
DMD (range) 440 (110–840) 840 (170–1360) 0.01
BMD median (range) 510 (100–1180) 580 (160–3170) ns
Carrier DMD (range) 660 (140–1530) 665 (400–1380) ns
Carrier BMD (range) 600 (130–1710) 845 (350–1340) ns
Carrier overall (range) 640 (130–1710) 665 (350–1380) ns
  1. §Mann–Whitney test.