[Echocardiography studies for detection of cardiotoxic side effects of anthracycline therapy in childhood].

Abstract

An anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy can already appear at a total cumulative dose of less then 550 mg/m2. Noninvasive cardiological methods have been used in order to detect these fatal side effects early. For cardiological control we applied echo-cardiography with measurements of ventricular size and left ventricular function. 5 out of 39 children who… (More)

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@article{Richter1990EchocardiographySF, title={[Echocardiography studies for detection of cardiotoxic side effects of anthracycline therapy in childhood].}, author={Rolf Richter and Uta Grumpelt and Uwe Mittler and Ute Kluba}, journal={Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde : Organ der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Kinderheilkunde}, year={1990}, volume={138 12}, pages={823-7} }