The effect of radiotherapy on cardiac function


Dogan S. M. , Bilici H. M. , Bakkal H., Aydin M., Karabag T., Sayin M. R. , ...Daha Fazla

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, cilt.23, ss.146-154, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/mca.0b013e32835115d6
  • Dergi Adı: CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.146-154

Özet

Background Radiation-induced heart disease is a complication that may be encountered after radiotherapy (RT) of tumors in the vicinity of the heart. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effect of RT on the heart, by comparing conventional and tissue Doppler echocardiography parameters obtained before and after RT.