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2020 | 10 | 4 | 130-133

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The oncological treatment and cardiotoxicity problem – the role of biomarkers


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Cancer and cardiovascular diseases are a leading causes of morbidity and mortality in developed countries. Cardiological complications of oncological treatment are a significant problem that can be manifested in both permanent and transient cardiac dysfunction including myocardial damage, left ventricular dysfunction, and heart failure, hypertension, ischemia, as well as arrhythmias or QT prolongation, which can be life-threatening. Early detection of cardiotoxicity due to cancer treatment is crucial in the prevention of adverse cardiovascular outcomes in this group of patients. In this review we try to summarize the role of biomarkers in the detection of cardiotoxicity due to cancer treatment.












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  • 1st Department of Cardiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • 1st Department of Cardiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • 1st Department of Cardiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • 1st Department of Cardiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • 1st Department of Cardiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland


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