The acute effect of trastuzumab infusion on ECG parameters in metastatic breast cancer patients.

@article{Yavas2007TheAE,
  title={The acute effect of trastuzumab infusion on ECG parameters in metastatic breast cancer patients.},
  author={Ozlem Yavas and Mehmet Yazici and Onder Eren and Başak Oyan},
  journal={Swiss medical weekly},
  year={2007},
  volume={137 39-40},
  pages={
          556-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Although trastuzumab therapy is known to be associated with congestive heart failure, its arrhythmogenic potential has not been studied in detail. The purpose of this study was to determine the acute influence of trastuzumab infusion on electrocardiogram (ECG) parameters in patients with metastatic breast cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty patients with HER2 overexpressing metastatic breast cancer and normal cardiac function were enrolled in this single-centre prospective study… CONTINUE READING

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