Cancer chemotherapy and cardiac arrhythmias: a review.

  title={Cancer chemotherapy and cardiac arrhythmias: a review.},
  author={Juan Luis Tamargo and Ricardo Caballero and Eva Delp{\'o}n},
  journal={Drug safety},
  volume={38 2},
Cardiovascular toxicity is a potential complication of cancer chemotherapy (CC) that increases the morbidity and mortality of cancer patients. Cardiac arrhythmias have been reported as an adverse effect of many chemotherapeutic drugs, including novel targeted therapies. The relationship between chemotherapy and arrhythmias has not been well-established and the proarrhythmogenic mechanisms remain uncertain as they can be the result of a direct electrophysiological effect or of changes in cardiac… CONTINUE READING
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