Early Detection and Monitoring of Cancer Chemotherapy-Related Left Ventricular Dysfunction by Imaging Methods
Mario Luiz Ribeiro
Antonio José Lagoeiro Jorge
Marcelo Souto Nacif
Wolney de Andrade Martins
Figure 1 – Proposal for cardiovascular monitoring of patients undergoing chemotherapy based on information in the literature and authors’ expertise. ECG: electrocardiogram; CT: chemotherapy; RT: radiation therapy; 2D-ECHO: two-dimensional echocardiography; RNV: radionuclide ventriculography; CMRI: cardiac magnetic resonance imaging; ECHO: echocardiography.
Keywords: Neoplasms/mortality; Antineoplastic Agents/adverse effects; Ventricular Dysfunction, Left/diagnostic imaging; Anthracyclines/adverse effects; Trastuzumab/radiation effects.