Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 40, Issue 8, pp 1756–1758 | Cite as

Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiotoxicity in Adolescent After Heart Transplant: Do Not Forget the Right Ventricle

  • Diana Salas-MeraEmail author
  • Lucía Deiros-Bronte
  • Ángela Uceda-Galiano
  • Yasmina Mozo-Del Castillo
  • Luis García-Guereta
  • Federico Gutiérrez-Larraya
Case Report


The evaluation of oncologic patients at risk of chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity usually focuses on left ventricular function. However, recent studies have demonstrated that right ventricle impairment often coexists (and in some cases precedes) left-side affectation. We present the case of a 19-year-old heart transplant recipient who developed severe right ventricular dysfunction secondary to treatment of an abdominal lymphoma.


Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity Right ventricle Cardio-oncology Children 


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All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric Cardiology DivisionHospital Universitario Infantil La PazMadridSpain
  2. 2.Pediatric Oncology DivisionHospital Universitario Infantil La PazMadridSpain

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