Early diagnosis of chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity by cardiac MRI

Eur J Radiol

23 July Jul 2020 12 days ago
  • Pontone G

Survival rate in cancer patients has improved over the course of the years. In cancer survivors, cardiovascular disease is the second leading cause of mortality and early detection and serial monitoring of cardiotoxicity are key factors towards the improvement of patients' outcomes. This review article will provide an overview of the existing literature regarding the tools that MRI can offer in the early diagnosis of myocardial damage.

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Cau R, Bassareo P, Cherchi V, Palmisano V, Suri JS, Porcu M, Balestrieri A, Pontone G, Saba L. Early diagnosis of chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity by cardiac MRI. Eur J Radiol 2020 Jul 1;130:109158. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2020.109158.

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