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From a top interdisciplinary treatment team at the Cleveland Clinic comes the definitive guide for treating cancer patients suffering from heart conditions
New forms of chemotherapy and radiation have increased cancer survival rates, but some can lead to cardiovascular problems, especially in those already at risk for heart disease. Designed to facilitate effective shared decision-making, The Cardiovascular Consult for Oncology Patients provides illustrative case discussions highlighting up-to-date guidance for the medical and surgical management of cancer patients with cardiac problems. It offers in-depth coverage of cardiac complications of cancer therapies, unique clinical settings in which cardiac consultation for oncology patients occur, the patient referral process, and drugs and treatments-critically illustrates that a one-size approach doesn't fit all. This peerless guide provides:
* Cases illustrate unique aspects of various types of oncologic patients presented for cardiac consultation
* A quick understanding of "standard"approaches to specific oncology treatment regimens
* Key points and clinical pearls on diagnosis,treatment, long-term follow-up, and more
* Appendix with resources for current information on cancer therapy cardiotoxicities and quick look-up of cardiotoxicity profiles of chemotherapeutic agents
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