Cardiotoxicity of anthracycline in young breast cancer female patients: the possibility of detection of early cardiotoxicity by TDI.


Tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) was investigated for its applicability for detecting cardiac function and early cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients treated with anthracyclines. A total of 40 women (age range 18 to 65 years) were enrolled, who had not received anthracyclines previously and had normal systolic and diastolic cardiac function. All healthy… (More)


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