Muscle is a soft tissue. Muscle cells contain protein filaments of actin and myosin that slide past one another, producing a contraction that changes both the length and the shape of the cell. Muscles function to produce force and motion.
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BNP (NT-pro BNP)

BNP (NT-pro BNP)

Ex Tax: £47.00
Measuring BNP can give an early indication of heart failure. This test measures the concentration of BNP or NTproBNP in the blood. BNP is a hormone that helps to regulate blood volume. Both BNP and NT-proBNP are mainly produced by the heart's left ventricle (the organ's main pumping chamber). The heart releases more BNP and NT-proBNP...
Creatine Kinase (CK, CPK)

Creatine Kinase (CK, CPK)

Ex Tax: £19.00
This test measures the amount of creatine kinase (CK) in the blood. CK is an enzyme found in the heart, brain, skeletal muscle and other tissues. Increased amounts are released into the bloodstream when there is muscle damage, such as hard exercise or a heart attack.....