Anthracycline-induced acute cardiotoxicity in adults treated for leukaemia. Analysis of the clinico-pathological aspects of documented acute anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in patients treated for acute leukaemia at the University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland, between 1990 and 1996.

@article{Dazzi2001AnthracyclineinducedAC,
  title={Anthracycline-induced acute cardiotoxicity in adults treated for leukaemia. Analysis of the clinico-pathological aspects of documented acute anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in patients treated for acute leukaemia at the University Hospital of Z{\"u}rich, Switzerland, between 1990 and 1996.},
  author={Heidi Dazzi and Kenton Kaufmann and Ferenc Follath},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={963-6}
}
BACKGROUND Acute cardiotoxicity due to anthracyclines is a rare, but life-threatening event. Interindividual sensitivity to anthracyclines is highly variable and cannot be predicted for the individual patient. PATIENTS AND METHODS This is a retrospective study. Medical charts and autopsy reports of patients treated for acute leukemia between 1990 and 1996… CONTINUE READING