Detection of defects in myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with early breast cancer treated with radiotherapy.

@article{Seddon2002DetectionOD,
  title={Detection of defects in myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with early breast cancer treated with radiotherapy.},
  author={Beatrice M. Seddon and Audrey K. Cook and Lone Gothard and Emma Salmon and Kate Latus and S. R. Underwood and John R. Yarnold},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={53-63}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To evaluate radiation-induced defects in myocardial perfusion imaging in early breast cancer patients treated with modern technique radiotherapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-four patients with left-breast tumours and 12 control patients with right-breast tumours, relapse-free since treatment for primary disease, who had undergone radiotherapy at least 5 years previously and with no history of ischaemic heart disease prior to radiotherapy underwent study. In left-breast… CONTINUE READING