Screening for cardiac dysfunction in anthracycline-exposed childhood cancer survivors.

  title={Screening for cardiac dysfunction in anthracycline-exposed childhood cancer survivors.},
  author={Saro H. Armenian and Sarah K. Gelehrter and Tabitha Vase and Rajkumar Venkatramani and Wendy Landier and Karla D Wilson and Claudia Herrera and Leah Reichman and John-David Menteer and Leo Mascarenhas and David R Freyer and Kalyanasundaram Venkataraman and Smita Bhatia},
  journal={Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research},
  volume={20 24},
PURPOSE To examine the utility and reliability of obtaining early echocardiographic measurements of left ventricular (LV) remodeling as well as blood biomarkers of cardiac injury in asymptomatic childhood cancer survivors at risk for LV dysfunction and congestive heart failure due to past exposure to anthracycline chemotherapy. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Using a cross-sectional design, anthracycline-exposed childhood cancer survivors with preserved ejection fraction (EF; ≥50%) were evaluated using… CONTINUE READING
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