Objective: To investigate the role of myocardial strain imaging by echocardiogram for detecting anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity early. Methods: Fifty patients had transthoracic echocardiogram and/or cardiological consultation before, during, and after taking anthracyclines. GE Vivid E9 Ultrasound System was used for echocardiographic examination and myocardial strain imaging. All patients were assessed three times: on the first visit; before starting anthracycline medication, on the second visit; three months later and on the third visit; six months later. Results: Cardiotoxicity occurred in 4 patients at the end of the research. There was a statistically significant association between percentage change in left ventricular global longitudinal strain and ejection fraction at 3 months p
Rasheed, Reham Selmy; El Sokkary, Hatem; El Amrosy, Mahmoud Zaki; El Setiha, Mohammed; and Salama, Mai Mohammed Abd EL Moneim
"Role of Myocardial Strain Imaging by Echocardiography for the Early Detection of Anthracyclines-Induced Cardiotoxicity,"
Journal of the Saudi Heart Association: Vol. 34
, Article 8.
Available at: https://doi.org/10.37616/2212-5043.1296
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