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Natriuretic Peptide Testing for Perioperative Risk Assessment: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: July 31, 2019
Project Number: RB1359-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical utility of natriuretic peptide testing for perioperative cardiac risk assessment?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of natriuretic peptide testing for perioperative cardiac risk assessment?
  3. What are the guidelines for natriuretic peptide testing for perioperative cardiac risk assessment?

Key Message

One systematic review (with meta-analysis), one non-randomized study and one evidence-based guideline were found regarding natriuretic peptide testing for perioperative cardiac risk assessment.