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5-FU-induced cardiac toxicity - an underestimated
problem in radiooncology?

Steger, Felix, Hautmann, Matthias and Koelbl, Oliver (2012) 5-FU-induced cardiac toxicity - an underestimated
problem in radiooncology?
Radiation Oncology 7, p. 212.

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Abstract

Background 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) is an antimetabolite, which is frequently used as chemotherapeutic agent for combined chemoradiotherapy. The purpose of this study was to present the clinical course of three patients who developed severe cardiac toxicity by 5-FU and to give a review of the literature on the cardiotoxic potential of 5-FU. Results Cardiotoxicity is a rare, but relevant side ...

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Item type:Article
Date:15 December 2012
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/1748-717X-7-212DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:29510
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