Cardiotoxicity in cancer patients treated with 5-fluorouracil or capecitabine: a systematic review of incidence, manifestations and predisposing factors.

@article{Polk2013CardiotoxicityIC,
  title={Cardiotoxicity in cancer patients treated with 5-fluorouracil or capecitabine: a systematic review of incidence, manifestations and predisposing factors.},
  author={Anne Polk and Merete Vaage-Nilsen and Kirsten K Vistisen and Dorte Lisbet Nielsen},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={974-84}
}
PURPOSE To systematically review the incidence, manifestations and predisposing factors for cardiovascular toxicity in cancer patients treated with systemic 5-fluorouracil or capecitabine. DESIGN We searched PubMed, EMBASE and Web of science for studies with ≥ 20 cancer patients evaluating cardiovascular toxicity of 5-fluorouracil and capecitabine. We hand searched the reference lists of all included studies. Study selection and assessment of risk of bias were performed by two authors… CONTINUE READING
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