Figure 1: Percent change from baseline BNP in all patients, separated by high vs low BNP groups. Patients with low baseline BNP group (< 200 pg/ mL, N=16) had 560 % increase in BNP (SEM 174.5) while those in the high baseline BNP group (> 200 pg/mL, N=59) had a 63 % increase in BNP (SEM 16) prior to hospitalization for decompensated HF ( p = 0.012).