Surfactant protein B: From biochemistry to its potential role as diagnostic and prognostic marker in heart failure

International Journal of Cardiology

27 July Jul 2016 4 months ago
  • Banfi C, Agostoni P

In the present review, we summarize the recent knowledge on Surfactant Protein-B regulation, function and we discuss its potential role as reliable biological marker of alveolar capillary membrane (dys)function in the context of heart failure.

Reference
Banfi C, Agostoni P. Surfactant protein B: From biochemistry to its potential role as diagnostic and prognostic marker in heart failure. Int J Cardiol 2016;221:456-462

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