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Cardiac Toxicity after Childhood Cancer

Cardiac Toxicity after Childhood Cancer - 93 edition

Cardiac Toxicity after Childhood Cancer - 93 edition

ISBN13: 9780471591078

ISBN10: 0471591076

Cardiac Toxicity after Childhood Cancer by Timothy J. Bricker - ISBN 9780471591078
Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1993
International: No
Cardiac Toxicity after Childhood Cancer by Timothy J. Bricker - ISBN 9780471591078

ISBN13: 9780471591078

ISBN10: 0471591076

Edition: 93

Summary

Prominent contributors present articles dealing with such topics as the pathology of radiation and anthracycline-related cardiac injury, pathophysiology of anthracycline cardiomyopathy, results of various strategies for screening survivors for the presence of treatment-related cardiomyopathy and methods under development that may reduce the risk of anthracycline-related cardiac injury.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Perspectives Regarding Cardiac Complications of Cancer Therapy in Pediatric Patients (J. Bricker)
The Pathology of Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity in Children, Adolescents, and Adults (M. Billingham & M. Masek)
Radiation-Related Heart Disease: Risks After Treatment of Hodgkin's Disease During Childhood and Adolescence (S. Hancock & S. Donaldson)
Anthracycline-Related Cardiac Damage (L. Steinherz, et al.)
Cardiac Function Following Cardiotoxic Therapy During Childhood: Assessing the Damage (R. Jakacki, et al.)
The Use of the Corrected QT Interval (QTc) in Screening for Anthracycline-Related Cardiotoxicity (C. Schwartz, et al.)
The Use of Cardioprotectant Agents in Combination with Anthracycline Chemotherapy (S. Berg, et al.)
Index