Guidelines: carotid artery disease screening

  • Published 2007 in Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine

Abstract

Incidental cardiac irradiation during treatment for mediastinal neoplasms has been associated with an increased risk of subsequent death from ischemic and other heart diseases. Survival times are increasing following the treatment of thoracic malignancies, and consequently the population at risk of radiation-induced coronary artery disease (CAD), acute… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpcardio0864

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